A study guide to epidemiology and biostatistics
Aspen Publishers, Jul 1, 1990 - Medical - 196 pages
Required reading for students in medicine, nursing, public & community health, dentistry, pharmacy, & allied health sciences, A Study Guide to Epidemiology & Biostatistics contains clear & succinct explanations of complex topics. Successfully used by thousands of students, here's the one & only comprehensive study guide that will expose your students to all of the basic principles of epidemiology & biostatistics, help your students understand biostatistics & epidemiology without becoming bogged down in mathematical computation, & enable students & health professionals to intelligently read & appraise the health literature.
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Chapter 1Investigation of an Epidemic
Chapter 2Measures of Mortality
Chapter 3Incidence and Prevalence
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analysis association attack rates attributable risk bias birth weight blood pressure causal Chapter cholesterol cigarette smoking clinical trial coefficient of determination cohort compared computed confounding control group coronary heart disease correct are correct crude mortality rate Dairy Queen deaths determine diabetes difference drug effect electrocardiogram epidemic Epidemiology etiology example Exercise Answers exposed exposure factor females Figure gestation hematocrit hepatitis hospital hypertension incidence rate incorrect independent variables infection inference interpret interval investigator Lake County lung cancer males mean measure mg/dl multiple regression nonsmokers normal Objectives Covered observation occur oral contraceptives outcome patients percentile period placebo plasma population positive test predictive value pregnancy prepregnancy weight prevalence probability proportionate mortality Propranolol prospective study Recommended Readings regression equation relative risk retrospective study screening test serum cholesterol shown in Table slope coefficients standard deviation standard error statistical significance Study Notes subjects survival triglyceride uric acid variation women