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Title Biostatistics : a methodology for the health sciences / Gerald van Belle [and others]
Edition Second edition
Published Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 871 pages) : illustrations
Series Wiley series in probability and statistics
Wiley series in probability and statistics.
Contents Introduction to biostatistics -- Biostatistical design of medical studies -- Descriptive statistics -- Statistical inference : populations and samples -- One- and two-sample inference -- Counting data -- Categorical data : contingency tables -- Nonparametric, distribution-free and permutation models : robust procedures -- Association and prediction : linear models with one predictor variable -- Analysis of variance -- Association and prediction : multiple regression analysis and linear models with multiple predictor variables -- Multiple comparisons -- Discrimination and classification -- Principal component analysis and factor analysis -- Rates and proportions -- Analysis of the time to an event : survival analysis -- Sample sizes for observational studies -- Longitudinal data analysis -- Randomized clinical trials -- Personal postscript
Summary THOMAS S. LUMLEY and GERALD VAN BELLE* Data sets, tables, additional examples, and solutions to selected problems will be housed on the web* Instructors will have the opportunity to submit their own problems and solutions to be added to the website (with proper citations)* Authors will comprehensively update all the material in the book, focusing on current techniques and applications* An additional appendix will mention current software packages, web sites, and important data sets that are available to students and practitioners
Notes First ed. published in 1993, entered under Fisher, Lloyd
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Biometry.
Biometry -- methods.
Form Electronic book
Author Fisher, Lloyd, 1939- Biostatistics
Van Belle, Gerald.
ISBN 0471602353 (electronic bk.)
9780471602354 (electronic bk.)