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Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences

ISBN-10: 0321194365

ISBN-13: 9780321194367

Edition: 2006

Authors: Mario F. Triola, Marc M. Triola

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"Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences" is the result of collaboration between the author of the #1 statistics book in the country and an expert in the biological sciences field."" The major objective of this book is to provide a thorough, yet engaging introduction to statistics for students and professors in the biological, life, and health sciences. This text reflects the important features of a modern introductory statistics course and includes an abundance of real data and biological applications, and a variety of pedagogical components to help students succeed in their study of biological statistics. MARKET: It is the ideal introduction to statistics for students and professors in the biological, life, and health sciences.
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Book details

List price: $206.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Publication date: 10/25/2005
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 720
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.828
Language: English

Introduction to Statistics
Overview
Types of Data
Design of Experiments
Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Data
Overview
Frequency Distributions
Visualizing Data
Measures of Center
Measures of Variation
Measures of Relative Standing
Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA)
Probability
Overview3-2 Fundamentals
Addition Rule
Multiplication Rule: Basics
Multiplication Rule: Conditional Probability
Relative Risk and Odds Ratio
Rates of Mortality, Fertility, and Morbidity
Counting Methods
Discrete Probability Distributions
Overview4-2
Probability Distributions
Mean, Variance, and Standard Deviation for the Binomial Distribution
The Poisson Distribution
Normal Probability Distributions
Overview
The Standard Normal Distribution
Applications of Normal Distributions
Sampling Distributions and Estimators
The Central Limit Theorem
Normal Approximation to Binomial
Assessing Normality
Estimates and Sample Sizes with One Sample
Overview
Estimating a Population Proportion
Estimating a Population Mean:sKnown
Estimating a Population Mean:sNot Known
Estimating a Population Variance
Hypothesis Testing with One Sample
Overview
Basics of Hypothesis Testing
Testing a Claim about a Proportion
Testing a Claim about a Mean:sKnown
Testing a Claim about a Mean:sNot Known
Testing a Claim about Variation
Inferences from Two Samples
Overview
Two Proportions
Two Means: Independent Samples