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Data Acquisition and Management

Adil E. Shamoo and David B. Resnik

in Responsible Conduct of Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368246
eISBN:
9780199867615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368246.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Proper management of research conduct is essential to achieving reliable results and maintaining the quality, objectivity, and integrity of research data. The different steps of research should be ... More


Interpretation of Data

Robert Rosenthal

in Artifacts in Behavioral Research: Robert Rosenthal and Ralph L. Rosnow's Classic Books

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195385540
eISBN:
9780199869824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385540.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Identical observations are often interpreted differently by different scientists, and that fact and its implications are the subject of this chapter. Interpretation effects are most simply defined as ... More


Making Sense of Data: A Self-Instruction Manual on the Interpretation of Epidemiological Data

J. H. Abramson and Z. H. Abramson

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195145250
eISBN:
9780199864775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145250.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book on the use of epidemiologic data deals with the basic concepts and skills needed for the appraisal of published reports or one's own findings. Applications in clinical medicine, public ... More


Quick-Start to Qualitative Research for Practice

Jeffrey Longhofer, Jerry Floersch, and Janet Hoy

in Qualitative Methods for Practice Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195398472
eISBN:
9780199979325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398472.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

A quick-start to qualitative research is described. Key concepts from chapter one—open system, phenomenological practice gap, brute and institutional facts, and engaged scholarship—are illustrated by ... More


Summary and conclusions

Bettelou Los

in The Rise of the To-Infinitive

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274765
eISBN:
9780191705885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274765.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This final chapter wraps up the main conclusions of the book: the origin of the to-infinitive and its reanalysis as a non-finite subjunctive clause, and its rise and spread at the expense of the ... More


Culturally Competent Analysis and Interpretation

Mo Yee Lee and Amy Zaharlick

in Culturally Competent Research: Using Ethnography as a Meta-Framework

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199846597
eISBN:
9780199315918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846597.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Communities and Organizations

An ethnographic approach is eclectic and allows for triangulation of data from multiple sources to enrich and confirm understandings of the studied phenomenon. Data analysis and interpretation are ... More


Basic Concepts and Procedures

J. H. Abramson and Z. H. Abramson

in Making Sense of Data: A Self-Instruction Manual on the Interpretation of Epidemiological Data

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195145250
eISBN:
9780199864775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145250.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The exercises in this section have three main purposes. First, they introduce a basic approach to the appraisal of data presented in a table or diagram—the basic questions to be asked, and the ... More


Analyzing and Interpreting Data

Richard C. Dicker

in Field Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195313802
eISBN:
9780199863952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313802.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The purpose of many field investigations is to identify causes, risk factors, sources, vehicles, routes of transmission, or other factors that put some members of the population at greater risk than ... More


Introduction

Tsuneo Ishikawa

in Income and Wealth

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288626
eISBN:
9780191596469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828862X.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The first part of Ch. 1 outlines the purpose and organization of the book. The second part provides an overview of the current labour participation structure, and of the structure and distribution of ... More


Overview of Nutritional Epidemiology

Walter Willett

in Nutritional Epidemiology

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195122978
eISBN:
9780199864249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195122978.003.01
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides an overview of nutritional epidemiology for those unfamiliar with the field. It discusses the epidemiologic approaches to diet and disease, and the interpretation of ... More


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