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Author Stewart, Antony, 1961- author

Title Basic statistics and epidemiology : a practical guide / Anthony Stewart
Edition Fourth edition
Published Boca Raton, FL : Taylor & Francis, 2016

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 W'PONDS  614.495195 Ste/Bsa 2016  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
Description viii, 218 pages : illustrations
Contents What are statistics? -- Populations and samples -- Random sampling -- Presenting data -- Frequencies, percentages, proportions and rates -- Types of data -- Mean, median and mode -- Centiles -- Standard deviation -- Standard error -- Normal distribution -- Confidence intervals -- Probability -- Hypothesis tests and P-values -- The t-tests -- Data checking -- Parametric and non-parametric tests -- Correlation and linear regression -- Analysis of variance and some other types of regression -- Chi-squared test -- Statistical power and samples size -- Effect size -- What is epidemiology? -- Bias and confounding -- Measuring disease frequncey -- Measuring association in epidemiology -- Prevalence studies -- Questionnaires -- Cohort studies -- Case-control studies -- Randomised controlled trials -- Screening -- Evidence-based healthcare
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Medical statistics.
Epidemiology.
Mathematical statistics.
Epidemiologic Methods.
Statistics as Topic -- methods.
LC no. 2016000971
ISBN 9781785231162 (alkaline paper)
1785231162 (alkaline paper)