Primer of Biostatistics: Sixth Edition
Extremely popular, this student-friendly text presents the practical areas of statistics in terms of their relevance to medicine and the life sciences. Includes many illustrative examples and challenging problems that reinforce the author’s unique and intuitive approach to the subject. The new edition features a new two-color design, examples taken from current biomedical literature, and review questions within each chapter.
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Biostatistics and Clinical Practice I
How to Summarize Data I
How to Estimate the Mean and Standard Deviation
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