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Author Le, Chap T., 1948-

Title Health and numbers : a problems-based introduction to biostatistics / Chap T. Le
Edition Third edition
Published Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, [2009]


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Description 310 pages : illustrations ; 24cm
Contents Proportions, rates, and ratios -- Organization, summarization, and presentation of data -- Probability and probability models -- Confidence estimation -- Introduction to hypothesis testing -- Comparison of population proportions -- Comparison of population means -- Regression analysis
Summary "Like its two previous editions, this classic text is the only fully problems-based introduction to biostatistics written specifically for students and professionals in medicine and health-related fields. It offers a concise introduction to basic statistical concepts and reasoning without assuming any prior background in statistics and without the use of complex formulas or jargon." "This user-friendly book includes 200 real-life examples and real data for discussing and teaching fundamental statistical methods. The new edition offers even more exercises than the previous edition and features enhanced Microsoft Excel and SAS examples."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Previous ed.: New York: Wiley, 2002
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Medical statistics.
Medicine -- Research -- Statistical methods.
LC no. 2008035492
ISBN 9780470185896 paperback
OTHER TI Health and numbers : a problems-based introduction to biostatistics