Health and Numbers: A Problems-Based Introduction to Biostatistics / Edition 2

Health and Numbers: A Problems-Based Introduction to Biostatistics / Edition 2

by Chap T. Le
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471416614

ISBN-13: 9780471416616

Pub. Date: 09/28/2001

Publisher: Wiley

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…  See more details below

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471416616
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.35(h) x 0.81(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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