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 problemsbased introduction to biostatistics written specifically for students and professionals in medicine and healthrelated 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 userfriendly book includes 200 reallife 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.


Biometry.


Statistics.


Medicine  Research  Statistical methods.

LC no. 
2008035492 
ISBN 
9780470185896 paperback 
