Medical statistics from scratch : an introduction for health care professionals / David Bowers

By: Bowers, David, 1938-
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Blackwell, 2014Edition: Third editionDescription: xiv, 386 pages ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781118519387 (pbk.); 1118519388 (pbk.)Subject(s): Biometry | Statistics as Topic -- methodsLOC classification: RA 409 | .B669 2014
Contents:
First things first? : the nature of data -- Describing data with tables -- Describing data with charts -- Describing data from its shape -- Describing data with measures of location -- Describing data with measures of spread -- Confounding? : like poor(nearly) always with us -- Research design part I observational -- Research design part II experimental studies -- Getting the participants for your study. ways of sampling -- Chance would be a fine thing? : the idea of probability -- Risk and odds -- Estimating the value of a single population parameter? : the idea of confidence intervals -- Using confidence intervals to compare two population parameters -- Confidence intervals for the ratio of two population parameters -- Testing hypotheses about the difference between two population parameters -- The chi-squared test? : what, why, and how? -- Testing hypotheses about the ratio of two population parameters -- Measuring the association between two variables -- Measuring agreement -- Straight line models : linear regression -- Curvy models : logistic regression -- Measuring survival -- Systematic review and meta-analysis -- Diagnostic testing
List(s) this item appears in: COM - Research, Evidence-based Medicine and Medical Informatics
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Circulation Books Medical Center Library
Circulation Medical Education
RA 409 .B69 2014 (Browse shelf) Available 013061

Includes bibliographical references and index

First things first? : the nature of data -- Describing data with tables -- Describing data with charts -- Describing data from its shape -- Describing data with measures of location -- Describing data with measures of spread -- Confounding? : like poor(nearly) always with us -- Research design part I observational -- Research design part II experimental studies -- Getting the participants for your study. ways of sampling -- Chance would be a fine thing? : the idea of probability -- Risk and odds -- Estimating the value of a single population parameter? : the idea of confidence intervals -- Using confidence intervals to compare two population parameters -- Confidence intervals for the ratio of two population parameters -- Testing hypotheses about the difference between two population parameters -- The chi-squared test? : what, why, and how? -- Testing hypotheses about the ratio of two population parameters -- Measuring the association between two variables -- Measuring agreement -- Straight line models : linear regression -- Curvy models : logistic regression -- Measuring survival -- Systematic review and meta-analysis -- Diagnostic testing

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