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The Resource Essential medical statistics, Betty R. Kirkwood, Jonathan A.C. Sterne

Essential medical statistics, Betty R. Kirkwood, Jonathan A.C. Sterne

Label
Essential medical statistics
Title
Essential medical statistics
Statement of responsibility
Betty R. Kirkwood, Jonathan A.C. Sterne
Creator
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
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Kirkwood, Betty R
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R853.S7
LC item number
K497 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WA 950
NLM item number
K59e 2003
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sterne, Jonathan A. C
  • Kirkwood, Betty R
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medicine
  • Medical statistics
  • Statistics as Topic
  • Biometry
Label
Essential medical statistics, Betty R. Kirkwood, Jonathan A.C. Sterne
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: Essentials of medical statistics / Betty R. Kirkwood. 1988
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [487]-492) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Basics -- Using this book -- Defining the data -- Displaying the data -- Analysis of numerical outcomes -- Means, standard deviations and standard errors -- Normal distribution -- Confidence interval for a mean -- Comparison of two means: confidence intervals, hypothesis tests and P-values -- Using P-values and confidence intervals to interpret the results of statistical analyses -- Comparison of means from several groups: analysis of variance -- Linear regression and correlation -- Multiple regression -- Goodness of fit and regression diagnostics -- Transformations -- Analysis of binary outcomes -- Probability, risk and odds (of disease) -- Proportions and the binomial distribution -- Comparing two proportions -- Chi-squared tests for 2 x 2 and larger contingency tables -- Controlling for confounding: stratification -- Logistic regression: comparing two or more exposure groups -- Logistic regression: controlling for confounding and other extensions -- Matched studies -- Longitudinal studies: analysis of rates and survival times -- Longitudinal studies, rates and the Poisson distribution -- Comparing rates -- Poisson regression -- Standardization -- Survival analysis: displaying and comparing survival patterns -- Regression analysis of survival data -- Statistical modelling -- Likelihood -- Regression modelling -- Relaxing model assumptions -- Analysis of clustered data -- Systematic reviews and meta-analysis -- Bayesian statistics -- Study design, analysis and interpretation -- Linking analysis to study design: summary of methods -- Calculation of required sample size -- Measurement error: assessment and implications -- Measures of association and impact -- Strategies for analysis -- Statistical tables -- Areas in tail of the standard normal distribution -- Percentage points of the standard normal distribution -- Percentage points of the t distribution -- Two-sided P-values for the t distribution, according to the value of the test statistic -- Percentage points of the x2 distribution -- Probits -- Critical values for the Wilcoxon matched pairs signed rank test -- Critical ranges for the Wilcoxon rank sum test -- Random numbers
Control code
50684158
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
x, 501 pages
Isbn
9780865428713
Lccn
2002015537
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Essential medical statistics, Betty R. Kirkwood, Jonathan A.C. Sterne
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: Essentials of medical statistics / Betty R. Kirkwood. 1988
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [487]-492) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Basics -- Using this book -- Defining the data -- Displaying the data -- Analysis of numerical outcomes -- Means, standard deviations and standard errors -- Normal distribution -- Confidence interval for a mean -- Comparison of two means: confidence intervals, hypothesis tests and P-values -- Using P-values and confidence intervals to interpret the results of statistical analyses -- Comparison of means from several groups: analysis of variance -- Linear regression and correlation -- Multiple regression -- Goodness of fit and regression diagnostics -- Transformations -- Analysis of binary outcomes -- Probability, risk and odds (of disease) -- Proportions and the binomial distribution -- Comparing two proportions -- Chi-squared tests for 2 x 2 and larger contingency tables -- Controlling for confounding: stratification -- Logistic regression: comparing two or more exposure groups -- Logistic regression: controlling for confounding and other extensions -- Matched studies -- Longitudinal studies: analysis of rates and survival times -- Longitudinal studies, rates and the Poisson distribution -- Comparing rates -- Poisson regression -- Standardization -- Survival analysis: displaying and comparing survival patterns -- Regression analysis of survival data -- Statistical modelling -- Likelihood -- Regression modelling -- Relaxing model assumptions -- Analysis of clustered data -- Systematic reviews and meta-analysis -- Bayesian statistics -- Study design, analysis and interpretation -- Linking analysis to study design: summary of methods -- Calculation of required sample size -- Measurement error: assessment and implications -- Measures of association and impact -- Strategies for analysis -- Statistical tables -- Areas in tail of the standard normal distribution -- Percentage points of the standard normal distribution -- Percentage points of the t distribution -- Two-sided P-values for the t distribution, according to the value of the test statistic -- Percentage points of the x2 distribution -- Probits -- Critical values for the Wilcoxon matched pairs signed rank test -- Critical ranges for the Wilcoxon rank sum test -- Random numbers
Control code
50684158
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
x, 501 pages
Isbn
9780865428713
Lccn
2002015537
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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