What is Statistics? How is it Applied in the Health Sciences?
Defining Populations and Selecting Samples.
Systematic Organization and Display of Data.
The Normal Distribution.
Sampling Distributions for Means.
Estimating Population Means.
Tests of Hypotheses.
Inferences Regarding Proportions.
Categorical Data and Chi-Square Tests.
Correlation, Linear Regression, and Logistic Regression.
One-Way Analysis of Variance.
Analysis of Survival Times.
Software Packages for Statistical Analysis.
Appendix A. Percentage Points, F-Distribution (α = 0.05).
Appendix B. Studentized Range Statistics.
Appendix C. Quantiles of the Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test Statistic.
Appendix D. X2 Distribution.
Appendix E. Table of the Standard Normal Distribution.
Appendix F. Percentage Points, Student's t Distribution.
Appendix G. Answers to Selected Exercises.