This comprehensive text uses a discussion and problem-solving format to introduce learners to the computational skills required in the health care field. The hands-on approach challenges learners to think through a problem and choose the appropriate data, helping them to understand its underlying concepts. It also stresses the importance of evaluating the source of the data and how the rates are obtained. The second edition includes a chapter on computerized rates and graphing. This introductory text teaches allied health students the computational skills they need to be successful.Koch, Gerda is the author of 'Basic Allied Health Statistics and Analysis', published 2000 under ISBN 9780766810921 and ISBN 0766810925.