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Publisher Comments:

Marcello Pagano and Kimberlee Gauvreau's PRINCIPLES OF BIOSTATISTICS, Second Edition is a concepts-based introduction to statistical procedures that prepares public health, medical, and life sciences students to conduct and evaluate research. With an engaging writing style and helpful graphics, the emphasis is on concepts over formulas or rote memorization. Throughout the book, the authors use practical, interesting examples with real data to bring the material to life.

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Pagano (Harvard School of Public Health) and Gauvreau's (Harvard Medical School) concepts-based introduction to statistical procedures prepares health science students to conduct and evaluate research. It includes numerous exercises, probability tables, and examples employing real data. The included CD-ROM contains the datasets described in the book.
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Synopsis:

Pagano (Harvard School of Public Health) and Gauvreau's (Harvard Medical School) concepts-based introduction to statistical procedures prepares health science students to conduct and evaluate research. It includes numerous exercises, probability tables, and examples employing real data. The included CD-ROM contains the datasets described in the book.

Description:

System requirements: Windows 95 or later. Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION Overview / Review Exercises / Bibliography 2. DATA PRESENTATION Types of Numerical Data / Tables / Graphs / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 3. NUMERICAL SUMMARY MEASURES Measures of Central Tendency / Measures of Dispersion / Grouped Data / Chebychevs Inequality / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 4. RATES AND STANDARDIZATION Rates / Standardization of Rates / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 5.LIFE TABLES Computation of the Life Table / Applications of the Life Table / Years of Potential Life Lost / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 6. PROBABILITY Operations on Events and Probability / Conditional Probability / Bayes Theorem / Diagnostic Tests / The Relative Risk and the Odds Ratio / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 7. THEORETICAL PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS Probability Distributions / The Binomial Distribution / The Poisson Distribution / The Normal Distribution / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 8. SAMPLING DISTRIBUTION OF THE MEAN Sampling Distributions / The Central Limit Theorem / Applications on the Central Limit Theorem / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 9. CONFIDENCE INTERVALS Two-Sided Confidence Intervals / One-Sided Confidence Intervals / Students t Distribution / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 10. HYPOTHESIS TESTING General Concepts / Two-Sided Tests of Hypotheses / One-Sided Tests of Hypotheses / Types of Error / Power / Sample Size Estimation / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 11. COMPARISON OF TWO MEANS Paired Samples / Independent Samples / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 12. ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE One-Way Analysis of Variance / Multiple Comparisons Procedures / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 13. NONPARAMETRIC METHODS The Sign Test / The Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test / The Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test / Advantages and Disadvantages of Nonparametric Methods / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 14. INFERENCE ON PROPORTIONS Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution / Sampling Distribution of a Proportion / Confidence Intervals / Hypothesis Testing / Sample Size Estimation / Comparison of Two Proportions / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 15. CONTINGENCY TABLES The Chi-Square Test / McNemars Test / The Odds Ratio / Berksons Fallacy / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 16. MULTIPLE 2 × 2 TABLES Simpsons Paradox / The Mantel-Haenszel Method / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 17. CORRELATION The Two-Way Scatter Plot / Pearsons Correlation Coefficient / Spearmans Rank Correlation Coefficient / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 18. SIMPLE LINEAR REGRESSION Regression Concepts / The Model / Evaluation of the Model / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 19. MULTIPLE REGRESSION The Model / Model Selection / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 20. LOGISTIC REGRESSION The Model / Multiple Logistic Regression / Indicator Variables / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 21. SURVIVAL ANALYSIS Life Table Method / Product-Limit Method / The Log-Rank Test / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 22. SAMPLING THEORY Sampling Schemes / Sources of Bias / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography / APPENDIXES / A: TABLES / B: DATA SETS / INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780534229023
Author:
Pagano, Robert R.
Author:
Gauvreau, Kimberlee
Author:
Pagano, Robert R.
Author:
Pagano, Marcello (Marcello Pagano)
Author:
Pagano, Marcello
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Location:
Australia
Subject:
Applied
Subject:
Biostatistics
Subject:
Biometry
Subject:
Probability & Statistics - General
Subject:
Statistics
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Subject:
General science
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series Volume:
14
Publication Date:
March 2000
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
25 cm. +

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"Synopsis" by , Pagano (Harvard School of Public Health) and Gauvreau's (Harvard Medical School) concepts-based introduction to statistical procedures prepares health science students to conduct and evaluate research. It includes numerous exercises, probability tables, and examples employing real data. The included CD-ROM contains the datasets described in the book.
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