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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 chi-squared 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 meta-analysis -- Diagnostic testing.

Online access:
No online access
Library holdings:
MCPHS Circulation - Boston Campus
RA409 .B669 2014Available