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Main Title Primer of biostatistics /
Author Glantz, Stanton A.
Publisher McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Div.,
Year Published 2002
OCLC Number 46970663
ISBN 0071379460; 9780071379465
Subjects Medical statistics ; Biometry ; Statistiek ; Statistische analyse ; Statistische toetsen ; Biometrie ; Statistique m edicale
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EKBM  RA409.G55 2002 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 08/22/2017
ELBM  RA409.G55 2002 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 02/20/2004
Edition 5th ed.
Collation xviii, 489 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Ch. 1. Biostatistics and clinical practice -- Ch. 2. How to summarize data -- Ch. 3. How to test for differences between groups -- Ch. 4. The special case of two groups: the t test -- Ch. 5. How to analyze rates and proportions -- Ch. 6. What does "not significant" really mean? -- Ch. 7. Confidence intervals -- Ch. 8. How to test for trends -- Ch. 9. Experiments when each subject receives more than one treatment -- Ch. 10. Alternatives to analysis of variance and the t test based on ranks -- Ch. 11. How to analyze survival data -- Ch. 12. What do the data really show? "The new fifth edition of Primer of Biostatistics introduces this challenging topic in a readable and enjoyable format that assumes no prior knowledge of the subject. In no time, you'll understand test selection and be able to evaluate biomedical statistics critically and knowledgably"--Back cover.