Biostatistics and Epidemiology
McGraw-Hill, Health Professions Division, 1998 - Medical - 111 pages
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Inferential Statistics and Hypothesis Testing
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alpha ANOVA ANTIGENIC DRIFT carriers case-control study chi-square value cholesterol clinical cohort study confidence interval considered correlation critical region cross-sectional study curve decrease degrees of freedom dependent variable determine difference disorder divided Drug epidemic Epidemiology examiner example exposed exposure false negatives False positive Figure formula frequency distribution hypothesis testing incidence individuals infection low cholesterol measure median number mg/dL negative test result normal null hypothesis number of deaths number of persons occur by chance odds ratio outcome parameter value patients Period prevalence physician Point prevalence probability proportion random sample Rate _ reject the null relative risk research hypothesis risk factor sample means sample statistic sampling distribution scores sensitivity significant specific standard deviation standard error standard population Survival Analysis t-test test population total number transmission True Negative true population mean true positive two-tail test type I error usually valid variance z score zero