# Basic Biostatistics: Statistics for Public Health Practice

Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2008 - Medical - 557 pages
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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### Contents

 Preface About the Author xvii Types of Studies 15 Frequency Distributions 35 Summary Statistics 63 Probability Concepts 89 Binomial Probability Distributions 115 Normal Probability Distributions 129
 Comparing Independent Means 235 Comparing Several Means OneWay ANOVA 259 Correlation and Regression 295 Multiple Linear Regression 333 Inference About a Proportion 349 Comparing Two Proportions 373 CrossTabulated Counts 407 Stratified 2by2 Tables 465

 Introduction to Statistical Inference 155 Basics of Hypothesis Testing 175 Basics of Confidence Intervals 197 1 Inference About a Mean 209
 Appendix A Table of 2000 Random Digits 483 Answers to Odd Numbered Exercises 497 Index 547 Copyright

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