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

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Overview

Like its two previous editions, this classic text is the only fully problems-based introduction to biostatistics written specifically for students and professionals in medicine and health-related fields. It offers a concise introduction to basic statistical concepts and reasoning without assuming any prior background in statistics and without the use of complex formulas or jargon
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"...a revised and expanded edition..." (Journal of the American Statistical Association, December 2002)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470185896
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/27/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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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