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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael Harris; Gordon Taylor
|Description:||xii, 115 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Statistics which describe data Percentages; Mean; Median; Mode; Standard deviation Statistics which test confidence Confidence intervals; P values Statistics which test differencest tests and other parametric tests; Mann-Whitney and other non-parametric tests; Chi-squared Statistics which compare risk Risk ratio; Odds ratio; Risk reduction and numbers needed to treat Statistics which analyze relationships Correlation; Regression Statistics which analyze survival Survival analysis: life tables and Kaplan-Meier plots; The Cox regression model Statistics which analyze clinical investigations and screening Sensitivity, specificity and predictive value; Level of agreement and Kappa Other concepts Statistics at work Standard deviation, relative risk, confidence intervals, chi-squared and P values; Odds ratios and confidence intervals; Correlation and regression; Survival analysis and risk reduction; Sensitivity, specificity and predictive values Glossary Index.|
|Responsibility:||Michael Harris and Gordon Taylor.|
When one mentions the word "statistics" most of us medical students will give a groan. Medical statistics is known to be challenging and not to mention dull. This book was designed to provide the