The Resource Applied epidemiology and biostatistics, Giuseppe La Torre

Applied epidemiology and biostatistics, Giuseppe La Torre

Label
Applied epidemiology and biostatistics
Title
Applied epidemiology and biostatistics
Statement of responsibility
Giuseppe La Torre
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book provides not only the theory of biostatistics, but also the opportunity of applying it in practice. In fact, each chapter presents one or more specific examples on how to perform an epidemiological or statistical data analysis and includes download access to the software and databases, giving the reader the possibility of replicating the analyses described
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
614.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RA652
LC item number
.L38 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Applied epidemiology and biostatistics, Giuseppe La Torre
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1.3.
  • 8.7.
  • Practical exercises for analysing a dataset of STIsReferences
  • 9.
  • Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis of Clinical Trials
  • 9.1.
  • What is a systematic review? What is a meta-analysis?
  • 9.2.
  • Why do we need systematic reviews and meta-analyses?
  • 9.3.
  • Practical steps of a meta-analysis
  • Incidence
  • 9.4.
  • A practical example of a meta-analysis of RCTs
  • 10.
  • Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies
  • 10.1.
  • Introduction
  • 10.2.
  • Practical example
  • 10.3.
  • Worked examples
  • 1.4.
  • 11.
  • Genetic Epidemiology
  • 11.1.
  • Key concepts of genetic epidemiology
  • 11.2.
  • A practical example: the "candidate gene approach"References
  • 12.
  • Analysis of Cost Data Using Bootstrap Technique
  • 12.1.
  • Introduction
  • Practical issues
  • 12.2.
  • Basic principles of the bootstrap method
  • 12.3.
  • Bootstrap standard normal confidence interval
  • 12.4.
  • Percentile method confidence interval
  • 12.5.
  • Bias corrected and accelerated (BCa) confidence interval
  • 12.6.
  • Application to example
  • 1.5.
  • 13.
  • Sensitivity, Specificity, and ROC Curves
  • 13.1.
  • Study introduction
  • 13.2.
  • Sensitivity, specificity, and predictive value
  • 13.3.
  • Basic principles of ROC curves
  • 13.4.
  • Use of ROC analysis for comparison
  • Practical examples
  • 2.
  • Measures of Association
  • 2.1.
  • Relative risk
  • Colophon
  • 2.2.
  • Risk difference
  • 2.3.
  • Other measures of attributable risk
  • 2.4.
  • Practical examples
  • 3.
  • Controlling for Confounding
  • 3.1.
  • What is confounding in epidemiology?
  • Summary
  • 3.2.
  • Controlling for confounding factors
  • 3.3.
  • How to control for confounding factors
  • 3.4.
  • Practical examples
  • 4.
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • 4.1.
  • Introduction
  • 1.
  • 4.2.
  • Performing a cross-sectional study
  • 4.3.
  • A practical example
  • 5.
  • Cohort Studies
  • 5.1.
  • What is a cohort study?
  • 5.2.
  • Why do we need a cohort study?
  • Measures of Occurrence
  • 5.3.
  • The eligibility criteria
  • 5.4.
  • The structure of a cohort study
  • 5.5.
  • Censoring
  • 5.6.
  • The statistical analysis in a cohort study
  • 5.7.
  • Practical examples
  • 1.1.
  • 6.
  • Experimental Studies
  • 6.1.
  • What is a sample experimental study?
  • 6.2.
  • Why do we need an experimental study?
  • 6.3.
  • The eligibility criteria
  • 6.4.
  • The randomisation process
  • Introduction
  • 6.5.
  • The blinding
  • 6.6.
  • The structure of an experimental study
  • 6.7.
  • The statistical analysis in an experimental study
  • 6.8.
  • Practical examples
  • 7.
  • Temporal Trend Analysis
  • 1.2.
  • 7.1.
  • Introduction
  • 7.2.
  • Basic principles of temporal trend analysis
  • 7.3.
  • Practical examples
  • 8.
  • The Surveillance of Sexually Transmitted Infections: the Theory and the Practice
  • 8.1.
  • Introduction
  • Prevalence
  • 8.2.
  • Surveillance of sexually transmitted infections in the third millennium
  • 8.3.
  • Attributes of a STI surveillance system
  • 8.4.
  • Universal versus sentinel surveillance systems
  • 8.5.
  • How to perform STI surveillance
  • 8.6.
  • Data management and analysis
Control code
ocn802055196
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (399 pages :)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9788889688564
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b26639324
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)802055196
  • pebco8889688564

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