Basic biostatistics in medicine and epidemiology

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Appleton-Century Crofts, 1980 - Science - 353 pages
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Background; Definitions of populations and samples; Measures of location and dispersion; Data presentation; The normal distribution; Mechanics of conducting medical investigations; Design of experiments; Preparing a study protocol; Designing a questionnaire; Coding of data; Introduction to demography in medicine; Procedures for hypothesis testing; Standard error of the mean; Hypothesis-testing concepts; Z and t test - Comparing two or more groups; Percentages and the binomial distribution; Chi square; Correlation and regression; Nonparametric techniques; Rates; ratios; and standardization; Relative risk and measures of strength of associaion; Survival curves; Bibliography; Appendix; Index.

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BACKGROUND
3
Definitions of Populations and Samples
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Measures of Location and Dispersion
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