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Overview

Anyone entering the allied health field needs to have a working understanding of how data can be turned into useful information. Now in its ninth edition, Wayne W. Daniel's Biostatistics: A Foundation for Analysis in the Health Sciences provides a comprehensive introduction to biostatistics as it is used in the biological sciences.
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Suitable for graduate and advanced undergraduate students, as well as health professionals seeking a reference on statistical methodology, this text requires only modest proficiency in algebra. Coverage includes descriptive statistics, the foundations of statistical inference, and inferential statistics. New topics to this edition include inter quartile range, Bayes's theorem, screening tests, resistant line (Tukey's line), and survival analysis. In addition, real data is more extensively used to illustrate concepts and information intended for students using calculators has been deleted. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Meet the Author

Wayne W. Daniel  is on the faculty of Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction to biostatistics 1

2 Descriptive statistics 19

3 Some basic probability concepts 65

4 Probability distributions 93

5 Some important sampling distributions 135

6 Estimation 162

7 Hypothesis testing 215

8 Analysis of variance 305

9 Simple linear regression and correlation 409

10 Multiple regression and correlation 485

11 Regression analysis : some additional techniques 535

12 The chi-square distribution and the analysis of frequencies 593

13 Nonparametric and distribution-free statistics 683

14 Vital statistics 763

App Statistical tables

Answers to odd-numbered exercises

Index

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 13, 2006

    Great content. Book falls apart.

    I am two months into course and book is very clear and well written. I'm not especially rough on books, but I did drop this book once. It is already coming apart. The cover is detached from the spine and front. Cost alot should not fall apart.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 11, 2013

    don't be deceived by the etextbook version

    you CANNOT view it on your nook. you can only view it on your PC or MAC. note to self! I'm sure it will be fine on the computer but I was hoping that it would work on the Nook and up to current, there is no compatibility.

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