Higher Education

# Principles of Biostatistics, 2nd Edition

• includes CD-ROM
• Marcello Pagano Harvard School of Public Health
• Kimberlee Gauvreau Harvard Medical School and Childrens' Hospital
• ISBN-10: 0534229026  |  ISBN-13: 9780534229023
• 592 Pages
• Previous Editions: 1994, 1993
• College Bookstore Wholesale Price = \$243.00

### Overview

Marcello Pagano and Kimberlee Gauvreau's PRINCIPLES OF BIOSTATISTICS, Second Edition is a concepts-based introduction to statistical procedures that prepares public health, medical, and life sciences students to conduct and evaluate research. With an engaging writing style and helpful graphics, the emphasis is on concepts over formulas or rote memorization. Throughout the book, the authors use practical, interesting examples with real data to bring the material to life.

1. INTRODUCTION
Overview / Review Exercises / Bibliography
2. DATA PRESENTATION
Types of Numerical Data / Tables / Graphs / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography
3. NUMERICAL SUMMARY MEASURES
Measures of Central Tendency / Measures of Dispersion / Grouped Data / Chebychev's Inequality / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography
4. RATES AND STANDARDIZATION
Rates / Standardization of Rates / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography
5.LIFE TABLES
Computation of the Life Table / Applications of the Life Table / Years of Potential Life Lost / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography
6. PROBABILITY
Operations on Events and Probability / Conditional Probability / Bayes' Theorem / Diagnostic Tests / The Relative Risk and the Odds Ratio / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography
7. THEORETICAL PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS
Probability Distributions / The Binomial Distribution / The Poisson Distribution / The Normal Distribution / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography
8. SAMPLING DISTRIBUTION OF THE MEAN
Sampling Distributions / The Central Limit Theorem / Applications on the Central Limit Theorem / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography
9. CONFIDENCE INTERVALS
Two-Sided Confidence Intervals / One-Sided Confidence Intervals / Student's t Distribution / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography
10. HYPOTHESIS TESTING
General Concepts / Two-Sided Tests of Hypotheses / One-Sided Tests of Hypotheses / Types of Error / Power / Sample Size Estimation / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography
11. COMPARISON OF TWO MEANS
Paired Samples / Independent Samples / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography
12. ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE
One-Way Analysis of Variance / Multiple Comparisons Procedures / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography
13. NONPARAMETRIC METHODS
The Sign Test / The Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test / The Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test / Advantages and Disadvantages of Nonparametric Methods / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography
14. INFERENCE ON PROPORTIONS
Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution / Sampling Distribution of a Proportion / Confidence Intervals / Hypothesis Testing / Sample Size Estimation / Comparison of Two Proportions / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography
15. CONTINGENCY TABLES
The Chi-Square Test / McNemar's Test / The Odds Ratio / Berkson's Fallacy / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography
16. MULTIPLE 2 × 2 TABLES
Simpson's Paradox / The Mantel-Haenszel Method / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography
17. CORRELATION
The Two-Way Scatter Plot / Pearson's Correlation Coefficient / Spearman's Rank Correlation Coefficient / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography
18. SIMPLE LINEAR REGRESSION
Regression Concepts / The Model / Evaluation of the Model / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography
19. MULTIPLE REGRESSION
The Model / Model Selection / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography
20. LOGISTIC REGRESSION
The Model / Multiple Logistic Regression / Indicator Variables / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography
21. SURVIVAL ANALYSIS
Life Table Method / Product-Limit Method / The Log-Rank Test / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography
22. SAMPLING THEORY
Sampling Schemes / Sources of Bias / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography / APPENDIXES / A: TABLES / B: DATA SETS / INDEX

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