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Biostatistics A Foundation for Analysis in the Health Sciences

ISBN-10: 0471456543

ISBN-13: 9780471456544

Edition: 8th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Wayne W. Daniel

List price: $173.95
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A new edition of the bestselling Biostatistics textbook. This classic text takes a more applied and computer-oriented approach to its topical coverage. Like its predecessors, the Eighth Edition stresses intuitive understanding of principles rather than learning by mathematical proof. It provides broad coverage of statistical procedures used in all the health science disciplines. Nearly all the examples and exercises make use of real data from actual research projects and reports from health sciences literature. Where appropriate, Minitab, SPSS and SAS commands and printouts are included as part of the examples and solutions to exercises.
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Book details

List price: $173.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/19/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 944
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.432
Language: English

Introduction to Biostatistics
Descriptive Statistics
Some Basic Probability Concepts
Probability Distributions
Some Important Sampling Distributions
Estimation
Hypothesis Testing
Analysis of Variance
Simple Linear Regression and Correlation
Multiple Regression and Correlation
Regression Analysis-Some Additional Techniques
The Chi-Square Distribution and the Analysis of Frequencies
Nonparametric and Distribution-Free Statistics
Vital Statistics
Appendix
Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises
Index