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A Pocket guide to epidemiology

A Pocket guide to epidemiology

Author: David G Kleinbaum; Kevin M Sullivan; Nancy D Barker
Publisher: [New York] : Springer, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In the nearly three years since the publication of the ActivEpi companion text, the authors received several suggestions to produce an abbreviated version that narrows the discussion to the most  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David G Kleinbaum; Kevin M Sullivan; Nancy D Barker
ISBN: 9780387459646 0387459642
OCLC Number: 804059912
Description: V, 281 p. : gràf., taules ; 24 cm
Contents: A Pocket-Size Introduction.- The Big Picture - with Examples.- How to Set Things Up? Study Designs.- How Often does it Happen? Disease Frequency.- What's the Answer? Measures of Effect.- What is the Public Health Impact?.- Is There Something Wrong? Validity and Bias.- Were Subjects Chosen Badly? Selection Bias.- Are the Data Correct? Information Bias.- Other Factors Accounted for? Confounding and Interaction.- Confounding can be Confounding - Several Risk Factors.- Simple Analyses- 2x2 Tables are not that Simple.- Control - What It's all about.- How to Deal with Lots of Tables? Stratified Analysis.- Matching - Seems Easy, But not that Easy.
Responsibility: David G. Kleinbaum, Kevin M. Sullivan, Nancy D. Barker.


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