ISBN-10:
1846194113
ISBN-13:
9781846194115
Pub. Date:
06/01/2010
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Basic Statistics and Epidemiology: A Practical Guide, 3rd Edition / Edition 3

Basic Statistics and Epidemiology: A Practical Guide, 3rd Edition / Edition 3

by Antony Stewart

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ISBN-13: 9781846194115
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/01/2010
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

What are statistics? Populations and samples. Random sampling. Presenting data. Frequencies, percentages, proportions and rates. Types of data. Mean, median and mode. Centiles. Standard deviation. Standard error. Normal distribution. Confidence intervals. Probability. Hypothesis tests and P-values. The t-test. Parametric and non-parametric tests. Correlation and linear regression. Analysis of variance. Correlation and regression. Chi-squared. Statistical power and sample size. What is epidemiology? Bias and confounding. Measuring disease frequency. Measuring association in epidemiology. Prevalence studies. Questionnaires. Cohort studies. Randomised controlled trials. Screening. Evidence-based healthcare.

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