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Principles of Biostatistics


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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This conceptually-based introduction to statistical procedures prepares public health and life sciences students to conduct and evaluate research in the biological and public health sciences. The authors illustrate that statistics is more than just "maths".

Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. INTRODUCTION Overview / Review Exercises / Bibliography 2. DATA PRESENTATION Types of Numerical Data / Tables / Graphs / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 3. NUMERICAL SUMMARY MEASURES Measures of Central Tendency / Measures of Dispersion / Grouped Data / Chebychev's Inequality / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 4. RATES AND STANDARDIZATION Rates / Standardization of Rates / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 5.LIFE TABLES Computation of the Life Table / Applications of the Life Table / Years of Potential Life Lost / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 6. PROBABILITY Operations on Events and Probability / Conditional Probability / Bayes' Theorem / Diagnostic Tests / The Relative Risk and the Odds Ratio / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 7. THEORETICAL PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS Probability Distributions / The Binomial Distribution / The Poisson Distribution / The Normal Distribution / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 8. SAMPLING DISTRIBUTION OF THE MEAN Sampling Distributions / The Central Limit Theorem / Applications on the Central Limit Theorem / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 9. CONFIDENCE INTERVALS Two-Sided Confidence Intervals / One-Sided Confidence Intervals / Student's t Distribution / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 10. HYPOTHESIS TESTING General Concepts / Two-Sided Tests of Hypotheses / One-Sided Tests of Hypotheses / Types of Error / Power / Sample Size Estimation / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 11. COMPARISON OF TWO MEANS Paired Samples / Independent Samples / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 12. ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE One-Way Analysis of Variance / Multiple Comparisons Procedures / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 13. NONPARAMETRIC METHODS The Sign Test / The Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test / The Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test / Advantages and Disadvantages of Nonparametric Methods / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 14. INFERENCE ON PROPORTIONS Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution / Sampling Distribution of a Proportion / Confidence Intervals / Hypothesis Testing / Sample Size Estimation / Comparison of Two Proportions / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 15. CONTINGENCY TABLES The Chi-Square Test / McNemar's Test / The Odds Ratio / Berkson's Fallacy / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 16. MULTIPLE 2 x 2 TABLES Simpson's Paradox / The Mantel-Haenszel Method / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 17. CORRELATION The Two-Way Scatter Plot / Pearson's Correlation Coefficient / Spearman's Rank Correlation Coefficient / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 18. SIMPLE LINEAR REGRESSION Regression Concepts / The Model / Evaluation of the Model / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 19. MULTIPLE REGRESSION The Model / Model Selection / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 20. LOGISTIC REGRESSION The Model / Multiple Logistic Regression / Indicator Variables / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 21. SURVIVAL ANALYSIS Life Table Method / Product-Limit Method / The Log-Rank Test / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 22. SAMPLING THEORY Sampling Schemes / Sources of Bias / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography / APPENDIXES / A: TABLES / B: DATA SETS / INDEX

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1. INTRODUCTION Overview / Review Exercises / Bibliography 2. DATA PRESENTATION Types of Numerical Data / Tables / Graphs / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 3. NUMERICAL SUMMARY MEASURES Measures of Central Tendency / Measures of Dispersion / Grouped Data / Chebychev's Inequality / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 4. RATES AND STANDARDIZATION Rates / Standardization of Rates / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 5.LIFE TABLES Computation of the Life Table / Applications of the Life Table / Years of Potential Life Lost / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 6. PROBABILITY Operations on Events and Probability / Conditional Probability / Bayes' Theorem / Diagnostic Tests / The Relative Risk and the Odds Ratio / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 7. THEORETICAL PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS Probability Distributions / The Binomial Distribution / The Poisson Distribution / The Normal Distribution / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 8. SAMPLING DISTRIBUTION OF THE MEAN Sampling Distributions / The Central Limit Theorem / Applications on the Central Limit Theorem / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 9. CONFIDENCE INTERVALS Two-Sided Confidence Intervals / One-Sided Confidence Intervals / Student's t Distribution / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 10. HYPOTHESIS TESTING General Concepts / Two-Sided Tests of Hypotheses / One-Sided Tests of Hypotheses / Types of Error / Power / Sample Size Estimation / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 11. COMPARISON OF TWO MEANS Paired Samples / Independent Samples / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 12. ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE One-Way Analysis of Variance / Multiple Comparisons Procedures / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 13. NONPARAMETRIC METHODS The Sign Test / The Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test / The Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test / Advantages and Disadvantages of Nonparametric Methods / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 14. INFERENCE ON PROPORTIONS Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution / Sampling Distribution of a Proportion / Confidence Intervals / Hypothesis Testing / Sample Size Estimation / Comparison of Two Proportions / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 15. CONTINGENCY TABLES The Chi-Square Test / McNemar's Test / The Odds Ratio / Berkson's Fallacy / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 16. MULTIPLE 2 x 2 TABLES Simpson's Paradox / The Mantel-Haenszel Method / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 17. CORRELATION The Two-Way Scatter Plot / Pearson's Correlation Coefficient / Spearman's Rank Correlation Coefficient / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 18. SIMPLE LINEAR REGRESSION Regression Concepts / The Model / Evaluation of the Model / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 19. MULTIPLE REGRESSION The Model / Model Selection / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 20. LOGISTIC REGRESSION The Model / Multiple Logistic Regression / Indicator Variables / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 21. SURVIVAL ANALYSIS Life Table Method / Product-Limit Method / The Log-Rank Test / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 22. SAMPLING THEORY Sampling Schemes / Sources of Bias / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography / APPENDIXES / A: TABLES / B: DATA SETS / INDEX
EAN: 9780534229023
ISBN: 0534229026
Untertitel: 2 Rev ed. index. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Cengage Learning, Inc
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2000
Seitenanzahl: 592 Seiten
Format: Sonstige Medienformate
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