Dawson, Beth.

Basic & clinical biostatistics / Basic and clinical biostatistics Beth Dawson, Robert G. Trapp. - 4th ed. - New York : Lange Medical Books/McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division, c2004. - x, 438 p. : ill. ; 23 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) - Lange medical book. .

"A Lange medical book."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 415-421) and index.

Introduction to medical research --
Study designs in medical research --
Summarizing data & presenting data in tables & graphs --
Probability & related topics for making inferences about data --
Research questions about one group --
Research questions about two separate or independent groups --
Research questions about means in three or more groups --
Research questions about relationships among variables --
Analyzing research questions about survival --
Statistical methods for multiple variables --
Survey research --
Methods of evidence-based medicine and decision analysis --
Reading the medical literature --
Appendix A. Tables --
Appendix B. Answers to exercises --
Appendix C. Flowcharts for relating research questions to statistical methods.

Helps readers learn to evaluate and apply statistics in medicine, medical research, and various health-related fields. This book includes a chapter on survey research. It also provides a discussion of logistic regression, the Cox model, and other multivariate statistical methods.

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2004 E-979 WA 950 / D272b 2004