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Main Title Biostatistics : a methodology for the health sciences /
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Van Belle, Gerald.
Fisher, Lloyd
Publisher John Wiley & Sons,
Year Published 2004
OCLC Number 54460934
ISBN 0471031852; 9780471031857
Subjects Biometry ; Biometry--methods ; Statistiek ; Geneeskunde ; Medicina (métodos estatísticos) ; Bioestatística
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EKBM  QH323.5.B562 2004 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 04/15/2005
Edition 2nd ed.
Collation xi, 871 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
First ed. published in 1993, entered under Fisher, Lloyd. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Notes
1. Introduction to biostatistics -- 2. Biostatistical design of medical studies -- 3. Descriptive statistics -- 4. Statistical inference: Populations and samples -- 5. One- and two-sample inference -- 6. Counting data -- 7. Categorical data: Contingency tables -- 8. Nonparametric, distribution-free, and permutation models: Robust procedures -- 9. Association and prediction: Linear models with one predictor variable -- 10. Analysis of variance -- 11. Association and prediction: Multiple regression analysis and linear models with multiple predictor variables -- 12. Multiple comparisons -- 13. Discrimination and classification -- 14. Principal component analysis and factor analysis -- 15. Rates and proportions -- 16. Analysis of the time to an event: Survival analysis -- 17. Sample sizes for observational studies -- 18. Longitudinal data analysis -- 19. Randomized clinical trials -- 20. Personal postscript. THOMAS S. LUMLEY and GERALD VAN BELLE * Data sets, tables, additional examples, and solutions to selected problems will be housed on the web * Instructors will have the opportunity to submit their own problems and solutions to be added to the website (with proper citations) * Authors will comprehensively update all the material in the book, focusing on current techniques and applications * An additional appendix will mention current software packages, web sites, and important data sets that are available to students and practitioners.