A Study Guide to Epidemiology and Biostatistics / Edition 5

A Study Guide to Epidemiology and Biostatistics / Edition 5

by Richard F. Morton, Robert J. McCarter, J. Richard Hebel, Robert J. McCarter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0834217589

ISBN-13: 9780834217584

Pub. Date: 06/07/2000

Publisher: Jones & Barlett Learning

Help Your Students Understand Some Of The Most Elusive Fundamentals Of Epidemiology And Biostatistics With This Fully Updated Revision Of The Bestselling Study Guide To Epidemiology And Biostatistics. The Seventh Edition Offers Expanded Chapters As Well As Coverage Of A Number Of New Topics That Have Become Prevalent In The Medical Literature.

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Help Your Students Understand Some Of The Most Elusive Fundamentals Of Epidemiology And Biostatistics With This Fully Updated Revision Of The Bestselling Study Guide To Epidemiology And Biostatistics. The Seventh Edition Offers Expanded Chapters As Well As Coverage Of A Number Of New Topics That Have Become Prevalent In The Medical Literature.

New Or Expanded Sections On:

• Receiver-Operator Curve Analysis To Improve Sensitivity/Specificity
• The Power Of A Statistical Test
• One-Tailed P Values
• Comparison-Wise Significance Levels Versus Study-Wise Significance Levels
• Confidence Interval And Its Relationship To Statistical Significance
• Meta-Analysis With Current Methods For Assessing Heterogeneity And The Potential For Publication Bias
• The Use Of Propensity Scoring To Reduce Bias In Non-Experimental Studies

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834217584
Publisher:
Jones & Barlett Learning
Publication date:
06/07/2000
Series:
Epidemiology Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.11(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
How To Use This Book
Goals and Objectives
Ch. 1Investigation of an Epidemic1
Exercises: An Outbreak of Jaundice in a Rural Community6
Ch. 2Measures of Mortality17
Ch. 3Incidence and Prevalence25
Ch. 4Measures of Risk29
Self-Assessment 135

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