Primer of Biostatistics / Edition 4

Primer of Biostatistics / Edition 4

by Stanton A. Glantz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070242682

ISBN-13: 9780070242685

Pub. Date: 09/28/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Extremely popular, this student-friendly text presents the practical areas of statistics in terms of their relevance to medicine and the life sciences. Includes many illustrative examples and challenging problems that reinforce the author’s unique and intuitive approach to the subject. The new edition features a new two-color design, examples taken from

Overview

Extremely popular, this student-friendly text presents the practical areas of statistics in terms of their relevance to medicine and the life sciences. Includes many illustrative examples and challenging problems that reinforce the author’s unique and intuitive approach to the subject. The new edition features a new two-color design, examples taken from current biomedical literature, and review questions within each chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070242685
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
473
Product dimensions:
5.39(w) x 7.91(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Summary of Some Statistical Methods to Test HypothesesLocation of Tables for Tests of SignificancePreface
1. Biostatistics and Clinical Practice
2. How to Summarize Data
3. How to Test for Differences Between Groups
4. The Special Case of Two Groups: The t Test
5. How to Analyze Rates an Proportions
6. What Does “Not Significant” Really Mean?
7. Confidence Intervals
8. How to Test for Trends
9. Experiments When Each Subject Receives More than One Treatment
10. Alternatives to Analysis of Variance and the t Test Based on Ranks
11. How to Analyze Survival Data
12. What Do the Data Really Show?Index

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