THE COMPOSITION AND APPLICATION OF PPMS 1.5 MEDICAL STATISTICAL SOFTWARE
ZHOU XIAO-BIN,JI XIN-QIANG,XU LI(Department of Preventive Medicine,Qingdao University Medical College,Qingdao 266021,China)
Objective To recommend PPMS 1.5 medical statistical software in Chinese and its application and features.Methods The functions and the application characteristics of Dolphin-based PPMS 1.5 were analyzed. Results No programming was needed in the application of PPMS,which could be easily operated by menus and dialogues.With all-Chinese customer-friendly interface,PPMS could not only process the original data,but also do the t test and single factor analysis of variance of the data with only "mean±standard deviation".Paired Comparisons following χ2 test of the multiple comparisons of rates and following the rank sum test of multiple samples could also be carried out with the software.PPMS was powerful in the statistical design. ConclusionPPMS 1.5 is a practical and facile statistical software,which is worthy of wide application in medical research.
【CateGory Index】： R-4