Statistics for Pharmacists / Edition 1

Statistics for Pharmacists / Edition 1

by Alain Li Wan Po, Alain Wan Li, Alain Li Po, Alain Li WAN Po
     
 

ISBN-10: 0632048816

ISBN-13: 9780632048816

Pub. Date: 01/01/1998

Publisher: Wiley

Although most pharmacy students are taught statistics, very few become proficient in using statistics for evaluating data. This book has been written to help students with this difficult subject. A more holistic approach than is normal in statistics textbooks has been adopted, with parametric and non-parametric tests discussed side-by-side. The major problem students…  See more details below

Overview

Although most pharmacy students are taught statistics, very few become proficient in using statistics for evaluating data. This book has been written to help students with this difficult subject. A more holistic approach than is normal in statistics textbooks has been adopted, with parametric and non-parametric tests discussed side-by-side. The major problem students find in choosing an appropriate test is tackled by providing a test-selection flowchart in each chapter. In line with the increased emphasis on estimation, an extensive discussion of confidence intervals and sample size is included. Survival analysis is also introduced because of its growing importance in the pharmaceutical sciences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632048816
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
6.63(w) x 9.88(h) x 0.78(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; Perspectives, definitions and data description; Probability and probability distributions; Hypothesis testing; Hypothesis testing about a single population parameter or paired data; Hypothesis testing: two independent samples; Correlation and regression; Hypothesis testing about more than two populations; Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA); Analysis of categorical data; Further experimental design; Diagnostic tests and epidemiology; Survival analysis, Confidence intervals and sample sizes; Research synthesis - systematic overviews and metaanalysis; Appendices; References and further reading; Index

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