Basic & clinical biostatistics /

by Dawson, Beth.
[ Research Collection ]
Additional authors: Trapp, Robert G.
Series: Lange medical book. Edition statement:4th ed. Published by : Lange Medical Books/McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division, (New York :) Physical details: x, 438 p. : ill. ; 23 cm + ISBN:0071410171 (alk. paper); 007141018X.
Subject(s): Biometry -- methods. | Biometry. | Statistics.
Year: 2004 Item type: Research Collection List(s) this item appears in: Statistics
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"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.