Statistics at Square Two: Understanding Modern Statistical Applications in Medicine / Edition 2

Statistics at Square Two: Understanding Modern Statistical Applications in Medicine / Edition 2

by Michael J. Campbell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405134909

ISBN-13: 9781405134903

Pub. Date: 06/14/2006

Publisher: Wiley

Updated companion volume to the ever popular Statistics at Square One (SS1)

Statistics at Square Two, Second Edition, helps you evaluate the many statistical methods in current use. Going beyond the basics of SS1, it covers sophisticated methods and highlights misunderstandings. Easy to read, it includes annotated computer outputs and keeps

Overview

Updated companion volume to the ever popular Statistics at Square One (SS1)

Statistics at Square Two, Second Edition, helps you evaluate the many statistical methods in current use. Going beyond the basics of SS1, it covers sophisticated methods and highlights misunderstandings. Easy to read, it includes annotated computer outputs and keeps formulas to a minimum.

Worked examples of methods such as multiple and logical regression reinforce the text. Each chapter concludes with exercises to stimulate learning.

All those who need to understand statistics in clinical research papers and apply them in their own research will value this compact and coherent guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405134903
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/14/2006
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.46(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.32(d)

Table of Contents

1 Models, tests and data.

2 Multiple linear regression.

3 Logistic regression.

4 Survival analysis.

5 Random effects models.

6 Other models.

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Appendix 1: Exponentials and logarithms.

Appendix 2: Maximum likelihood and significance tests.

Appendix 3: Bootstrapping and variance robust standard errors.

Appendix 4: Bayesian methods.

Answers to exercises.

Glossary.

Index

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