By Stephen C. Newman

ISBN-10: 0471369144

ISBN-13: 9780471369141

An creation to classical biostatistical tools in epidemiology

Biostatistical equipment in Epidemiology presents an creation to a variety of tools used to investigate epidemiologic facts, with a spotlight on nonregression suggestions. The textual content contains an intensive dialogue of size concerns in epidemiology, in particular confounding. greatest chance, Mantel-Haenszel, and weighted least squares equipment are offered for the research of closed cohort and case-control facts. Kaplan-Meier and Poisson equipment are defined for the research of censored survival facts. A justification for utilizing odds ratio equipment in case-control stories is equipped. Standardization of charges is mentioned and the development of normal, a number of decrement and cause-deleted existence tables is printed. pattern dimension formulation are given for a number epidemiologic examine designs. The textual content ends with a short assessment of logistic and Cox regression. different highlights include:

  • Many labored examples in response to real data
  • Discussion of tangible methods
  • Recommendations for most popular methods
  • Extensive appendices and references

Biostatistical equipment in Epidemiology offers a great creation to the topic for college kids, whereas additionally serving as a entire reference for epidemiologists and different future health professionals.
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