ISBN-10:
1449604757
ISBN-13:
9781449604752
Pub. Date:
07/05/2011
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Study Guide To Epidemiology And Biostatistics / Edition 7

Study Guide To Epidemiology And Biostatistics / Edition 7

by J. Richard Hebel, Robert J. McCarter

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Overview

Study Guide To Epidemiology And Biostatistics / Edition 7

A HeadPreface
A HeadAcknowledgements
A HeadHow to Use This Book
A HeadGoals and Objectives
Chapter1 Investigation of an Epidemic
Chapter2 Measures of Mortality
Chapter3 Incidence and Prevalence
Chapter4 Measures of Risk
A HeadSelf Assessment One
Chapter5 Biological Variability
Chapter6 Probability
Chapter7 Screening
Chapter8 Sampling
Chapter9 Statistical Significance
Chapter10 Correlation
Chapter11 Multiple Regression
A HeadSelf Assessment Two
Chapter12 Case-Control (Retrospective) Studies
Chapter13 Cohort (Prospective) Studies
Chapter14 Randomized Clinical Trials
Chapter15 Survival Analysis
Chapter16 Association and Causation
Chapter17 Keys to Understanding Articles on Epidemiologic Studies
A HeadSelf Assessment Three
A HeadExercise Answers
A HeadSelf Assessment Final
A HeadSelf Assessment Answers
A HeadGlossary

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781449604752
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 07/05/2011
Edition description: Study Guid
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 405,035
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland


Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The George Washington University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Washington D.C., Director, Biostatistics and Informatics Unit, Children's National Medical Center

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Acknowledgments ix

How To Use This Book xi

To the Student xi

To the Instructor xi

Goals and Objectives xiii

Goals xiii

Objectives xiii

Chapter 1 Investigation of an Epidemic 1

Objectives Covered 1

Study Notes 1

Exercises: An Outbreak of Hepatitis in a Rural Community 6

Chapter 2 Measures of Mortality 17

Objectives Covered 17

Study Notes 17

Exercises 21

Chapter 3 Incidence and Prevalence 23

Objectives Covered 23

Study Notes 23

Exercises 25

Chapter 4 Measures of Risk 29

Objectives Covered 29

Study Notes 29

Exercises 34

Self-Assessment 1 37

Chapter 5 Biological Variability 45

Objectives Covered 45

Study Notes 45

Exercises 49

Chapter 6 Probability 53

Objectives Covered 53

Study Notes 53

Exercises 56

Chapter 7 Screening 59

Objectives Covered 59

Study Notes 59

Exercises 66

Chapter 8 Sampling 69

Objectives Covered 69

Study Notes 69

Exercises 70

Chapter 9 Statistical Significance 75

Objectives Covered 75

Study Notes 75

Exercises 81

Chapter 10 Correlation 87

Objectives Covered 87

Study Notes 87

Exercises 91

Chapter 11 Multiple Regression 95

Objectives Covered 95

Study Notes 95

Exercises 99

Self-Assessment 2 101

Chapter 12 Case-Control (Retrospective) Studies 109

Objectives Covered 109

Study Notes 109

Exercises 116

Chapter 13 Cohort (Prospective) Studies 119

Objectives Covered 119

Study Notes 119

Exercises 125

Chapter 14 Randomized Clinical Trials 127

Objectives Covered 127

Study Notes 127

Exercises 130

Chapter 15 Survival Analysis 133

Objectives Covered 133

Study Notes 133

Exercises 138

Chapter 16 Association and Causation 141

Objectives Covered 141

Study Notes 141

Exercises 146

Chapter 17 Keys to Understanding Articles on Epidemiologic Studies 149

Objectives Covered 149

Study Notes 149

Exercises 158

Self-Assessment 3 161

Exercise Answers 169

Self-Assessment Final 187

Self-Assessment Answers 201

Glossary 203

Index 207

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