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:
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2009.
Εdition:
3rd ed.
Description:
xxiv, 310 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Summary note:
"Like its two previous editions, this classic text is the only fully problems-based introduction to biostatistics written specifically for students and professionals in medicine and health-related fields. It offers a concise introduction to basic statistical concepts and reasoning without assuming any prior background in statistics and without the use of complex formulas or jargon." "This user-friendly book includes 200 real-life examples and real data for discussing and teaching fundamental statistical methods. The new edition offers even more exercises than the previous edition and features enhanced Microsoft Excel and SAS examples."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-274) and index.
Contents:
1. Proportions, Rates, and Ratios -- 2. Organization, Summarization, and Presentation of Data -- 3. Probability and Probability Models -- 4. Confidence Estimation -- 5. Introduction to Hypothesis Testing -- 6. Comparison of Population Proportions -- 7. Comparison of Population Means -- 8. Regression Analysis -- Appendix A. Table of Random Numbers -- Appendix B. Area Under the Standard Normal Curve -- Appendix C. Percentiles of the t Distributions -- Appendix D. Percentiles of Chi-square Distributions -- Appendix E. Percentiles of the F Distributions.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780470185896 (pbk.)
  • 0470185899 (pbk.)
LCCN:
2008035492
OCLC:
243818539
RCP:
C - S