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Main Title Essentials of biostatistics in public health /
Author Sullivan, Lisa M.
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Author Title of a Work
Sullivan, Lisa MEssentials of biostatistics.
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Learning,
Year Published 2012
OCLC Number 646112350
ISBN 9781449623944; 1449623948; 9780763795313; 0763795313
Subjects Public health--Statistical methods ; Medical statistics ; Biostatistics--methods ; Biometry--methods ; Public Health--methods
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  RA409.S73 2012 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 09/04/2012
Edition 2nd ed.
Collation xii, 313 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Access card for companion web site tipped in. Revised edition of: Essentials of biostatistics / Lisa M. Sullivan. 1st ed. c2008. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction -- Study designs -- Quantifying the extent of disease -- Summarizing data collected in the sample -- The role of probability -- Confidence interval estimates -- Hypothesis testing procedures -- Power and sample size determination -- Multivariable methods -- Nonparametric tests -- Survival analysis. Second Edition, comes packaged with an access code that gives you entre to an online workbook for statistical computing using Microsoft Excel. The online workbook is available in both Mac and PC versions. Essentials of Biostatistics in Public Health, Second Edition provides a fundamental and engaging background for students learning to apply and appropriately interpret biostatistics applications in the field of public health. Many examples are drawn directly from the author's remarkable clinical experiences with the renowned Framingham Heart Study, making this text practical, interesting, and accessible for those with little mathematical background. The examples are real, relevant, and manageable in size so that students can easily focus on applications rather than become overwhelmed by computations. The text is accompanied by an online workbook: Statistical Computing Using Microsoft Excel (for Mac or PC).