Princeton University Library Catalog

Applied biostatistics for the health sciences / Richard J. Rossi.

Author:
Rossi, Richard J., 1956- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2010.
Description:
xv, 648 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Summary note:
"Biostatistics is quickly becoming one of the most important areas of statistics due to the tremendous increase in health care needs. This book successfully introduces the terminology, concepts, and correct uses and interpretation of biostatistics. It is ideal for practitioners as well as students going into health care fields. Pedagogical features include formulas highlighted in text boxes and chapter summaries that highlight key vocabulary and concepts for the chapter. An accompanying Web site provides both MINITAB and Microsoft Office Excel data files data for the case studies and exercises that are contained in the text."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Ch. 1. Introduction to Biostatistics -- Ch. 2. Describing Populations -- Ch. 3. Random Sampling -- Ch. 4. Summarizing Random Samples -- Ch. 5. Measuring the Reliability of Statistics -- Ch. 6. Confidence Intervals -- Ch. 7. Testing Statistical Hypotheses -- Ch. 8. Simple Linear Regression -- Ch. 9. Multiple Regression -- Ch. 10. Logistic Regression -- Ch. 11. Design of Experiments -- Ch. 12. Analysis of Variance -- Ch. 13. Survival Analysis.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780470147641 (cloth)
  • 0470147644 (cloth)
LCCN:
2009019350
OCLC:
321008654
RCP:
C - S