ISBN 9788126521494,Biostatistics: Basic Concepts and Methodology for the Health Sciences

Biostatistics: Basic Concepts and Methodology for the Health Sciences



Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9788126521494

ISBN-10 812652149X


Number of Pages 956 Pages
Language (English)

Biography: science, technology & medicine

Biostatistics: Basic Concepts And Methodology For The Health Sciences is an informative and comprehensive guide to biostatistics, covering all the aspects related to medical sciences and biology. Summary Of The Book Biostatistics may be defined as the science pertaining to the application of statistics to a different aspect of biology. This exhaustive field includes the designing of experiments in medicine, agriculture, pharmacy, and fishery, and the summation and analyses of the resultant data, and deriving inferences from the results. People working in the health industry depend on Biostatistics for the assured statistical accuracy. This edition of Biostatistics: Basic Concepts And Methodology For The Health Sciences provides a revised and updated overview of medical biostatistics, and integrates the latest applications in several biological sciences. The chapters in this book commence with a concise summary of the chapter, presented in bullet points. Chapters include topics like Descriptive Statistics, Regression Analysis: Some Additional Techniques, Nonparametric And Distribution-Free Statistics and Hypothesis Testing. Additionally, formulae and the common rules of statistics are provided in summary boxes, for easy reference and review. Support for various programs like Minitab, SAS, SPSS, and STATA has also been provided, along with screenshots and step-wise guidance. In Biostatistics: Basic Concepts And Methodology For The Health Sciences, after the chapters, a section is dedicated to review questions and exercises. About Wayne W. Daniel Wayne W. Daniel is an author and professor. He has also written Applied Nonparametric Statistics, Business Statistics for Management and Economics, and Biostatistics: A Foundation for Analysis in the Health Sciences. Wayne W. Daniel is an Emeritus Professor at Georgia State University, in the department of Decision Sciences. TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface. 1. Introduction To Biostatistics. 2. Descriptive Statistics. 3. Some Basic Probability Concepts. 4. Probability Distributions. 5. Some Important Sampling Distributions. 6. Estimation. 7. Hypothesis Testing. 8. Analysis Of Variance. 9. Simple Linear Regression And Correlation. 10. Multiple Regression And Correlation. 11. Regression Analysis: Some Additional Techniques. 12. The Chi-Square Distribution And The Analysis Of Frequencies. 13. Nonparametric And Distribution-Free Statistics. 14. Vital Statistics. Review Questions and Exercises. References. Appendix. Statistical Tables. Answers To Odd-Numbered Exercises. Index.