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Statistics in epidemiology : methods, techniques, and applications

Author: Hardeo Sahai; Anwer Khurshid
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work reviews the range of principles, methods and techniques underlying prospective, retrospective and cross-sectional approaches to epidemiologic studies. The emphasis of the text is on  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hardeo Sahai; Anwer Khurshid
ISBN: 0849394449 9780849394447
OCLC Number: 32590129
Description: 321 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Types of Epidemiologic Study Designs --
3. Prospective (Cohort) Studies --
4. Retrospective (Case-Control) Studies --
5. Cross-Sectional Studies --
6. Stratified Analysis --
7. Matching --
8. Multivariate Models --
9. Prospective (Cohort) Studies with Person-Time Data --
10. Stratified Analysis with Person-Time Data --
11. Attributable Risk --
Appendix A. Pearson Chi-Square vs. Mantel-Haenszel Chi-Square --
Appendix B. Variance of a Function of a Random Variable --
Appendix C. The Odds Ratio --
Appendix D. More Confidence Intervals for the Risk Ratio --
Appendix E. Maximum Likelihood Estimation --
Appendix F. Variance of the Conditional Maximum Likelihood Estimator of the Odds Ratio and the Log Odds Ratio --
Appendix G. Variance of the Unconditional Maximum Likelihood Estimator of the Common Odds Ratio in a Stratified Analysis --
Appendix H. Some Important Probability Distributions --
Appendix I. Randomized and Mid-p Tests and Mid-p Confidence Intervals --
Appendix J. Mantel-Haenszel Chi-Square Statistic for Stratified 2 x 2 Tables --
Appendix K. Analysis of a 2 x l Table --
Appendix L. Maximum Likelihood Estimation for the Logistic Regression Model --
Appendix M. Logistic Regression Model for a Case-Control Design --
Appendix N. Odds Ratio as an Approximation to Risk Ratio --
Exercises --
References --
List of Symbols --
Author Index --
Subject Index --
Data Index.
Responsibility: Hardeo Sahai, Anwer Khurshid.
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