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Medical statistics from scratch : an introduction for health professionals

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Bowers, David. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley , 2020. 4th ed. (Ebook)
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Professional
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Internet
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Contents: ; PART I SOME FUNDAMENTAL STUFF -- 1. FIRST THINGS FIRST ? THE NATURE OF DATA -- PART II DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS -- 2.DESCRIBING DATA WITH TABLES -- 3. EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY ? DESCRIBING DATA WITH CHARTS -- 4.DESCRIBING DATA FROM ITS SHAPE -- 5.MEASURES OF LOCATION ? NUMBERS R US --…
Title
Medical statistics from scratch : an introduction for health professionals
Author
Bowers, David
Edition
4th ed.
Place
Hoboken, NJ
Publisher
Wiley
Year Published
2020
Series
R2 Library
Subjects
Biometry
Statistics as Topic
Abstract
Contents:
PART I SOME FUNDAMENTAL STUFF -- 1. FIRST THINGS FIRST ? THE NATURE OF DATA -- PART II DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS -- 2.DESCRIBING DATA WITH TABLES -- 3. EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY ? DESCRIBING DATA WITH CHARTS -- 4.DESCRIBING DATA FROM ITS SHAPE -- 5.MEASURES OF LOCATION ? NUMBERS R US -- 6. MEASURES OF SPREAD ? NUMBERS R US ? (AGAIN)
-- 7.INCIDENCE, PREVALENCE, AND STANDARDISATION -- PART III THE CONFOUNDING PROBLEM -- 8. CONFOUNDING ? LIKE THE POOR, (NEARLY) ALWAYS WITH US -- PART IV DESIGN AND DATA -- 9. RESEARCH DESIGN ? PART I: OBSERVATIONAL STUDY DESIGNS -- 10. RESEARCH DESIGN ? PART II: GETTING STUCK IN ? EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES - 11. GETTING THE PARTICIPANTS FOR YOUR STUDY: WAYS OF SAMPLING -- PART V CHANCE WOULD BE A FINE THING -- 12. THE IDEA OF PROBABILITY -- 13. RISK AND ODDS -- PART VI THE INFORMED GUESS ? AN INTRODUCTION TO CONFIDENCE INTERVALS -- CHAPTER 14: ESTIMATING THE VALUE OF A SINGLE POPULATION PARAMETER ? THE IDEA OF CONFIDENCE INTERVALS -- 15. USING CONFIDENCE INTERVALS TO COMPARE TWO POPULATION PARAMETERS -- 16. CONFIDENCE INTERVALS FOR THE RATIO OF TWO POPULATION PARAMETERS -- PART VII PUTTING IT TO THE TEST -- 17.TESTING HYPOTHESES ABOUT THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TWO POPULATION PARAMETERS -- 18. THE CHI-SQUARED (Χ 2 ) TEST ? WHAT, WHY, AND HOW? -- 19. TESTING HYPOTHESES ABOUT THE RATIO OF TWO POPULATION PARAMETERS -- PART VIII BECOMING ACQUAINTED -- 20.: MEASURING THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN TWO VARIABLES -- 21. MEASURING AGREEMENT -- PART IX GETTING INTO A RELATIONSHIP -- 22. STRAIGHT LINE MODELS: LINEAR REGRESSION -- 23. CURVY MODELS: LOGISTIC REGRESSION -- 24. COUNTING MODELS: POISSON REGRESSION -- PART X FOUR MORE CHAPTERS -- 25. MEASURING SURVIVAL -- 26. SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS -- 27. DIAGNOSTIC TESTING -- 28. MISSING DATA - APPENDIX: TABLE OF RANDOM NUMBERS
ISBN
1119523885
9781119523888
9781119523925
Language
English
Material Type
Ebook
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Internet
URL
https://www.r2library.com/Resource/Title/1119523885
URL Notes
This title is licensed for one user at a time on BCCA-network computers.If you are denied access while on a network computer, try again later.
Audience
Professional
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