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Biostatistics : basic concepts and methodology for the health sciences

Author: Wayne W Daniel; Chad Lee Cross
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Tenth edition, International student versionView all editions and formats
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Allied health professionals rely on "Biostatistics" for its high standards of statistical accuracy. It helps them develop a set of statistical tools that are relevant to their field. Now in its ninth edition, the book integrates new applications from several biological science fields throughout the pages. Each chapter now opens with bulleted objectives that highlight the main ideas. Summary boxes of formulae and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne W Daniel; Chad Lee Cross
ISBN: 9788126551897 8126551895 9781118362204 1118362209
OCLC Number: 832595210
Description: 777, [160] pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: Getting Acquainted with Biostatistics Chapter 2: Strategies for Understanding the Meanings of Data Chapter 3: Probability: The Basis of Statistical Inference Chapter 4: Probabilistic Features of Certain Data Distributions Chapter 5: Probabilistic Features of the Distributions of Certain Sample Statistics Chapter 6: Using Sample Data to Make Estimates About Population Parameters Chapter 7: Using Sample Statistics to Test Hypotheses About Population Parameters Chapter 8: Statistical Inference and the Analysis of Data Variability Chapter 9: Statistical Inference and the Relationship Between Two Variables Chapter 10: Statistical Inference and the Relationships Among Three or More Variables Chapter 11: Additional Techniques for the Analysis of Relationships Among Variables Chapter 12: Analysis of Frequency Data: An Introduction to the Chi-Square Distribution Chapter 13: Special Techniques for Use When Population Parameters and/or Population Distributions are Unknown Chapter 14: Survival Analysis Chapter 15: Vital Statistics *Online Only*
Responsibility: Wayne W. Daniel, Ph. D., Professor Emeritus, Georgia State University, Chad L. Cross, Ph. D., PSTAT®, Statistician, Office of Informatics and Analytics, Veterans Health Administration, Associate Graduate Faculty, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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This Tenth Edition of Biostatistics maintains its predecessors comprehensive approach to biostatistics as it is used in the biological sciences. Successfully utilized by both statisticians and  Read more...

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