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Essential medical statistics

By: Kirkwood, Betty R.
Contributor(s): Sterne, Jonathan A. C | Kirkwood, Betty R. Essentials of medical statistics.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., ©2003Edition: 2nd ed.Description: x, 501 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780865428713.Subject(s): Medicine -- Research -- Statistical methods | Medical statistics | Statistics | Biometry
Contents:
Using this book -- Defining the data -- Displaying the data -- Means, standard deviations and standard errors -- The normal distribution -- Confidence interval for a mean -- Comparison of two means: confidence intervals, hypothesis tests and P-values -- Using P-values and confidence intervals to interpret the results of statistical analyses -- Comparison of means from several groups: analysis of variance -- Linear regression and correlation -- Multiple regression -- Goodness of fit and regression diagnostics -- Transformations -- Probability, risks and odds (of disease) -- Proportions and the binomial distribution -- Comparing two proportions -- Chi-squared tests for 2 x 2 and larger contingency tables -- Controlling for confounding: stratification -- Logistic regression: comparing two or more exposure groups -- Logistic regression: controlling for confounding and other extensions -- Matched studies -- Longitudinal studies, rates and the Poisson distribution -- Comparing rates -- Poisson regression -- Standardization -- Survival analysis: displaying and comparing survival patterns -- Regressional analysis of survival data -- Likelihood -- Regression modelling -- Relaxing model assumptions -- Analysis of clustered data -- Systematic reviews and meta-analysis -- Bayesian statistics -- Linking analysis to study design: summary of methods -- Calculation of required sample size -- Measurement error: assessment and implications -- Measures of association and impact -- Strategies for analysis -- Appendix: statistical tables.
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Rev. ed. of: Essentials of medical statistics / Betty R. Kirkwood. 1988.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [487]-492) and index.

Using this book -- Defining the data -- Displaying the data -- Means, standard deviations and standard errors -- The normal distribution -- Confidence interval for a mean -- Comparison of two means: confidence intervals, hypothesis tests and P-values -- Using P-values and confidence intervals to interpret the results of statistical analyses -- Comparison of means from several groups: analysis of variance -- Linear regression and correlation -- Multiple regression -- Goodness of fit and regression diagnostics -- Transformations -- Probability, risks and odds (of disease) -- Proportions and the binomial distribution -- Comparing two proportions -- Chi-squared tests for 2 x 2 and larger contingency tables -- Controlling for confounding: stratification -- Logistic regression: comparing two or more exposure groups -- Logistic regression: controlling for confounding and other extensions -- Matched studies -- Longitudinal studies, rates and the Poisson distribution -- Comparing rates -- Poisson regression -- Standardization -- Survival analysis: displaying and comparing survival patterns -- Regressional analysis of survival data -- Likelihood -- Regression modelling -- Relaxing model assumptions -- Analysis of clustered data -- Systematic reviews and meta-analysis -- Bayesian statistics -- Linking analysis to study design: summary of methods -- Calculation of required sample size -- Measurement error: assessment and implications -- Measures of association and impact -- Strategies for analysis -- Appendix: statistical tables.

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