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Fundamentals of Biostatistics

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ISBN-10: 0534370683

ISBN-13: 9780534370688

Edition: 5th 2000

Authors: Bernard Rosner

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Bernard Rosner's FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOSTATISTICS is a practical introduction to the methods, techniques, and computation of statistics with human subjects. It prepares students for their future courses and careers by introducing the statistical methods most often used in medical literature. Rosner minimizes the amount of mathematical formulation (algebra-based) while still giving complete explanations of all the important concepts. As in previous editions, a major strength of this book is that every new concept is developed systematically through completely worked out examples from current medical research problems.
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Book details

List price: $134.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 12/17/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 816
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.300
Language: English

Bernard Rosner is Professor in the Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and the Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Rosner's research activities currently include longitudinal data analysis, analysis of clustered continuous, binary and ordinal data, methods for the adjustment of regression models for measurement error, and modeling of cancer incidence data.

General Overviewp. 1
Descriptive Statisticsp. 7
Probabilityp. 45
Discrete Probability Distributionsp. 79
Continuous Probability Distributionsp. 117
Estimationp. 157
Hypothesis Testing: One-Sample Inferencep. 211
Hypothesis Testing: Two-Sample Inferencep. 273
Nonparametric Methodsp. 331
Hypothesis Testing: Categorical Datap. 355
Regression and Correlation Methodsp. 425
Multisample Inferencep. 511
Design and Analysis Techniques for Epidemiologic Studiesp. 577
Hypothesis Testing: Person-Time Datap. 677
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