Health and Numbers: A Problems-Based Introduction to Biostatistics / Edition 3

Health and Numbers: A Problems-Based Introduction to Biostatistics / Edition 3

by Chap T. Le
     
 

An all-new edition of thebestselling book on biostatistics

Like its two previous editions, this classic text is the only fully problems-based introductionto biostatistics written specifically for students and professionals in medicine andhealth-related fields. It offers a concise introduction to basic statistical concepts and reasoningwithout assuming any

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An all-new edition of thebestselling book on biostatistics

Like its two previous editions, this classic text is the only fully problems-based introductionto biostatistics written specifically for students and professionals in medicine andhealth-related fields. It offers a concise introduction to basic statistical concepts and reasoningwithout assuming any prior background in statistics and without the use of complexformulas or jargon.

This user-friendly book includes 200 real-life examples and real data for discussing and teaching fundamental statistical methods. The new edition offers even more exercises than the previous edition and features enhanced Microsoft Excel and SAS examples.

Health and Numbers, Third Edition strikes a balance between principles and methods ofcalculation, covering the nuts and bolts of elementary applied statistics. Students andprofessionals will quickly and easily gain an understanding of how to successfully collectand analyze data in the human health disciplines.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470185896
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/27/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

1 Proportions, Rates, and Ratios 1

2 Organization, Summarization, and Presentation of Data 52

3 Probability and Probability Models 98

4 Confidence Estimation 135

5 Introduction to Hypothesis Testing 171

6 Comparison of Population Proportions 186

7 Comparison of Population Means 215

8 Regression Analysis 243

Bibliography 271

Appendix A Table of Random Numbers 276

Appendix B Area Under the Standard Normal Curve 277

Appendix C Percentiles of the t Distributions 278

Appendix D Percentiles of Chi-square Distributions 279

Appendix E Percentiles of the F Distributions 280

Answers to Selected Exercises 281

Index 303

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