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Statistics, Epidemiology and Big Data

Introduction

Two major competencies of advanced practice nursing include the understanding of statistical principles and the epidemiology of diseases. This guide provides a collection of library and online resources that can help further your knowledge of these competencies. Additional concepts focus on big data, which is large-scale, data-driven research used to advance evidence-based practice (National Institutes of Health [NIH], 2018). This guide also provides a collection of library resources that explore how big data is transforming healthcare.

eBooks

Below are selected eBooks from the library that provide an overview of statistical concepts. Use the search phrases below in the Search eBooks tab on the library homepage for similar titles.

Statistics AND data mining
parametric statistics

 

Resources for Finding Data

If you need to find specific statistics, here are some of the most widely used data resources provided by the library and government resources. Government websites are often the best resource for the health statistics you will often need for your projects. 

Databases

Websites

Statistical Programs

Other popular statistics programs for purchase include SPSS, SAS, and STATA. 

References

National Institutes of Health. (2018). What is big data? https://datascience.nih.gov/bd2k/about/what

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