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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael J Campbell
|Notes:||Previous edition: published as by Michael J. Campbell and David Machin. 1999.|
|Contents:||Preface to the Fourth Edition. 1. Uses and abuses of medical statistics. 2. Describing and displaying categorical data. 3. Describing and displaying quantitative data. 4. Probability and decision making. 5. Distributions. 6. Populations, samples, standard errors and confidence intervals. 7. p-values and statistical inference. 8. Tests for comparing two groups of categorical or continuous data. 9. Correlation and linear regression. 10. Survival analysis. 11. Reliability and methods comparison studies. 12. Observational studies. 13. The randomised controlled trial. 14. Sample size issues. 15. Common pitfalls. References. Solutions to exercises. Statistical tables. Index.|
|Responsibility:||Michael J. Campbell.|
"This is an excellent text for teaching an introductory course in biostatistics and for those interested in self-study." (The American Statistician, November 2008) "This book seems to me to be a very