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Medical statistics from scratch : an introduction for health care professionals /
 Title:
 Medical statistics from scratch : an introduction for health care professionals /
 Author:
 Bowers, David, 1938 author.
 Format:
 Book
 Institution:
 MCPHS Boston
 Contents:
 First things first? : the nature of data  Describing data with tables  Every picture tells a story  describing data with charts  Describing data from its shape  Numbers R us  Measures of spread  Confounding  like the poor (nearly) always with us  Research design part I : observational study design  Research design part II : getting stuck in  experimental studies  Getting the participants for your study : ways of sampling  The idea of probability  Risk and odds  Estimating the value of a single population parameter : the idea of confidence intervals  Using confidence intervals to compare two population parameters  Confidence intervals for the ratio of two population parameters  Testing hypotheses about the difference between two population parameters  The chisquared test : what, why, and how?  Testing hypotheses about the ratio of two population parameters  Measuring the association between two variables  Measuring agreement  Straight line models : linear regression  Curvy models : logistic regression  Measuring survival  Systematic review and metaanalysis  Diagnostic testing.
 Online access:
 No online access
 Library holdings:

MCPHS Circulation  Boston Campus
RA409 .B669 2014
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