Princeton University Library Catalog

Health and numbers : a problems-based introduction to biostatistics / Chap T. Le.

Author:
Le, Chap T., 1948- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Wiley-Liss, c2001.
Εdition:
2nd ed.
Description:
xiii, 366 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes:
Previous ed. has subtitle: basic biostatistical methods.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-314) and index.
Contents:
  • 1. Proportions, Rates, and Ratios. 1.1. Proportions. 1.2. Rates. 1.3. Ratios -- 2. Organization, Summarization, and Presentation of Data. 2.1. Tabular and Graphical Methods. 2.2. Numerical Methods. 2.3. Survival Curves. 2.4. Coefficients of Correlation -- 3. Probability and Probability Models. 3.1. Probability. 3.2. The Normal Distribution. 3.3. Probability Models for Continuous Data. 3.4. Probability Models for Discrete Data -- 4. Confidence Estimation. 4.1. Basic Concepts. 4.2. Estimation of Means. 4.3. Estimation of Proportions. 4.4. Estimation of Odds Ratios. 4.5. Estimation of Correlation Coefficients -- 5. Introduction to Hypothesis Testing or Statistical Tests. 5.1. Basic Concepts. 5.2. Analogies -- 6. Analysis of Categorical Data. 6.1. One-Sample Problem with Binary Data. 6.2. Analysis of Pair-Matched Data. 6.3. Comparison of Two Proportions. 6.4. The Mantel-Haenszel Method. 6.5. Inferences for General Two-Way Tables.
  • 6.6. Fisher's Exact Test. 6.7. Ordered 2 x k Contingency Tables -- 7. Comparison of Population Means. 7.1. One-Sample Problem with Continuous Data. 7.2. Analysis of Pair-Matched Data. 7.3. Comparison of Two Means. 7.4. Nonparametric Methods. 7.5. One-Way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) -- 8. Regression Analysis. 8.1. Simple Regression Analysis. 8.2. Multiple Regression Analysis. App. A. Table of Random Numbers -- App. B. Area Under the Standard Normal Curve -- App. C. Percentiles of the t Distribution -- App. D. Percentiles of Chi-Square Distribution -- App. E. Percentiles of the F Distribution.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
0471416614 (paper : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2001039012
OCLC:
47023386
RCP:
C - S