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The Resource Medical statistics from scratch : an introduction for health professionals, David Bowers

Medical statistics from scratch : an introduction for health professionals, David Bowers

Label
Medical statistics from scratch : an introduction for health professionals
Title
Medical statistics from scratch
Title remainder
an introduction for health professionals
Statement of responsibility
David Bowers
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This long awaited second edition of this bestseller continues to provide a comprehensive, user friendly, down-to-earth guide to elementary statistics. The book presents a detailed account of the most important procedures for the analysis of data, from the calculation of simple proportions, to a variety of statistical tests, and the use of regression models for modeling of clinical outcomes. The level of mathematics is kept to a minimum to make the material easily accessible to the novice, and a multitude of illustrative cases are included in every chapter, drawn from the current research liter
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bowers, David
Dewey number
610.72/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA409
LC item number
.B669 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2008 D-018
  • WA 950
NLM item number
B786m 2008
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical statistics
  • Medicine
  • Biometry
  • Statistics as Topic
  • MEDICAL
  • Medical statistics
  • Medicine
Label
Medical statistics from scratch : an introduction for health professionals, David Bowers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-276) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Some fundamental stuff -- First things first : the nature of data -- Describing data with tables -- Describing data with charts -- Describing data from its distributional shape -- Describing data with numeric summary values -- Doing it right first time : designing a study -- From samples to populations : making inferences -- Chance would be a fine thing -- probability, risk and odds -- Estimating the value of a single population parameter -- Estimating the differences between two population parameters -- Estimating the ratio of two population parameters -- Testing hypotheses about the difference between two population parameters -- Testing hypotheses about the ratio of two population parameters -- Testing hypotheses about the equality of two or more proportions -- Measuring the association between two variables -- Measuring the agreement between two variables -- Straight-line models -- linear regression -- Curvy models -- logistic regression -- Measuring survival -- Systematic review and meta-analysis
Control code
646751068
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 284 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470724446
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646751068
Label
Medical statistics from scratch : an introduction for health professionals, David Bowers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-276) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Some fundamental stuff -- First things first : the nature of data -- Describing data with tables -- Describing data with charts -- Describing data from its distributional shape -- Describing data with numeric summary values -- Doing it right first time : designing a study -- From samples to populations : making inferences -- Chance would be a fine thing -- probability, risk and odds -- Estimating the value of a single population parameter -- Estimating the differences between two population parameters -- Estimating the ratio of two population parameters -- Testing hypotheses about the difference between two population parameters -- Testing hypotheses about the ratio of two population parameters -- Testing hypotheses about the equality of two or more proportions -- Measuring the association between two variables -- Measuring the agreement between two variables -- Straight-line models -- linear regression -- Curvy models -- logistic regression -- Measuring survival -- Systematic review and meta-analysis
Control code
646751068
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 284 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470724446
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646751068

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