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# Medical Statistics : a Guide to Data Analysis and Critical Appraisal.

Author: Jennifer Peat; Belinda Barton Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, 2008. eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats Holistic approach to understanding medical statistics. This hands-on guide is much more than a basic medical statistics introduction. It equips you with the statistical tools required for evidence-based clinical research. Each chapter provides a clear step-by-step guide to each statistical test with practical instructions on how to generate and interpret the numbers, and present the results as scientific tables or graphs. Showing you how to:.:.; analyse data with the help of data set examples (Click here to download datasets).; select the correct statistics and report results for publication o.  Read more... based on 1 rating(s) 1 with a review

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Genre/Form: Electronic books Document, Internet resource Internet Resource, Computer File Jennifer Peat; Belinda Barton Find more information about: Jennifer Peat Belinda Barton 9780470755204 0470755202 437218548 1 online resource (338 pages) Medical Statistics: A Guide to Data Analysis and Critical Appraisal; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Data management: preparing to analyse the data; Chapter 2 Continuous variables: descriptive statistics; Chapter 3 Continuous variables: comparing two independent samples; Chapter 4 Continuous variables: paired and one-sample t-tests; Chapter 5 Continuous variables: analysis of variance; Chapter 6 Continuous data analyses: correlation and regression; Chapter 7 Categorical variables: rates and proportions; Chapter 8 Categorical variables: risk statistics. Chapter 9 Categorical and continuous variables: tests of agreementChapter 10 Categorical and continuous variables: diagnostic statistics; Chapter 11 Categorical and continuous variables: survival analyses; Glossary; Index.

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Holistic approach to understanding medical statistics. This hands-on guide is much more than a basic medical statistics introduction. It equips you with the statistical tools required for evidence-based clinical research. Each chapter provides a clear step-by-step guide to each statistical test with practical instructions on how to generate and interpret the numbers, and present the results as scientific tables or graphs. Showing you how to:.:.; analyse data with the help of data set examples (Click here to download datasets).; select the correct statistics and report results for publication o.

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-This is a text book which one would refer to many times throughout the data analysis process and is an invaluable aid to conduct thorough and correct medical research.- Lecturer in Health Economics, Read more...

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#### Great book.

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Although Ihave not read the entire book but from the forward . i believe it will meet my need when i buy

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