Basic Biostatistics: Statistics for Public Health Practice

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Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2008 - Medical - 557 pages
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Basic Biostatistics is a concise introduction to biostatistics for both undergraduates and graduates in various fields of public health. The book will include strong coverage of biostatistical principles and focuses on common types of data encountered in public health and biomedical fields. This text will put equal emphasis on exploratory and confirmatory statistical methods. Sampling, exploratory data analysis, estimation, hypothesis testing and power and precision will be covered through detailed illustrative examples. Techniques will be done by "hand" and with computer (SPSS) in each instance.

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About the author (2008)

B. Burt ("Bud") Gerstman has a Ph.D. in Epidemiology and Comparative Pathology from the University of California, Davis, a MPH in Epidemiology from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Cornell University. He teaches courses in epidemiology, biostatistics, and public health statistics at San Jose State University in Northern California. Before coming to SJSU in 1990, he was a Fellow of the National Institutes of Health - U.S. Public Health Service Epidemiology Training Program and a member of the faculty at the Graduate School at National Institutes of Health. He has won numerous awards and is widely published. His most recent project was the development and publication of an epidemiology textbook and he is currently at work on a text on data analysis.

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