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Medical statistics : a textbook for the health sciences

Author: Michael J Campbell; Stephen John Walters; David Machin
Publisher: Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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This book covers the kinds of statistics students and practitioners will encounter in their regular reading of clinical papers. It assumes no prior knowledge of statistics, covers all essential statistical methods, and includes numerous examples and exercises on the interpretation of the statistics in papers and medical journals.
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Genre/Form: Statistics
Einführung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Campbell; Stephen John Walters; David Machin
ISBN: 9780470025192 0470025190
OCLC Number: 123332154
Description: xii, 331 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Uses and abuses of medical statistics --
Describing and displaying categorical data --
Describing and displaying quantitative data --
Probability and decision making --
Distributions --
Populations, samples, standard errors and confidence intervals --
p-values and statistical inference --
Tests for comparing two groups of categorical or continuous data --
Correlation and linear regression --
Survival analysis --
Reliability and method comparison studies --
Observational studies --
The randomised controlled trial --
Sample size issues --
Common pitfall.
Responsibility: Michael J. Campbell, David Machin, Stephen J. Walters.
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