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Using and understanding medical statistics

Author: David E Matthews; Vernon T Farewell
Publisher: Basel ; New York : Karger, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th, revised and extended editionView all editions and formats
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This edition also introduces readers to several graphical statistical tools, such as Q-Q plots to check normality, residual plots for multiple regression models, funnel plots to detect publication  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Leermiddelen (vorm)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David E Matthews; Vernon T Farewell
ISBN: 9783318054583 3318054585
OCLC Number: 910279899
Notes: "48 figures and 103 tables, 2015."
Description: xix, 338 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Basic concepts --
Tests of significance --
Fisher's test for 2 x 2 contingency tables --
Approximate significance tests for contingency tables --
Some warnings concerning 2 x 2 tables --
Kaplan-Meier or 'actuarial' survival curves --
The log-rank or Mantel-Haenszel test for comparing survival curves --
An introduction to the normal distribution --
Analyzing normally distributed data --
Linear regression models for medical data --
Binary logistic regression --
Regression models for count data --
Proportional hazards regression --
The analysis of longitudinal data --
Analysis of variance --
Data analysis --
The question of sample size --
The design of clinical trials --
Further comments regarding clinical trials --
Meta-analysis --
Epidemiological applications --
Diagnostic tests --
Agreement and reliability.
Responsibility: David E. Matthews, Vernon T. Farewell.

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