The Resource Biostatistics For Dummies

Biostatistics For Dummies

Label
Biostatistics For Dummies
Title
Biostatistics For Dummies
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Score your highest in biostatistics Biostatistics is a required course for students of medicine, epidemiology, forestry, agriculture, bioinformatics, and public health. In years past this course has been mainly a graduate-level requirement; however its application is growing and course offerings at the undergraduate level are exploding. Biostatistics For Dummies is an excellent resource for those taking a course, as well as for those in need of a handy reference to this complex material. Biostatisticians-analysts of biological data-are charged with finding answers to some of
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
570.15195
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QH323.5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
For dummies
Label
Biostatistics For Dummies
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • About the Author; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; What You're Not to Read; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organized; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Beginning with Biostatistics Basics; Chapter 1: Biostatistics 101; Brushing Up on Math and Stats Basics; Doing Calculations with the Greatest of Ease; Concentrating on Clinical Research; Drawing Conclusions from Your Data; A Matter of Life and Death: Working with Survival Data; Figuring Out How Many Subjects You Need
  • Chapter 10: Having Confidence in Your ResultsFeeling Confident about Confidence Interval Basics; Calculating Confidence Intervals; Relating Confidence Intervals and Significance Testing; Chapter 11: Fuzzy In Equals Fuzzy Out: Pushing Imprecision through a Formula; Understanding the Concept of Error Propagation; Using Simple Error Propagation Formulas for Simple Expressions; Handling More Complicated Expressions; Part III: Comparing Groups; Chapter 12: Comparing Average Values between Groups; Knowing That Different Situations Need Different Tests; Trying the Tests Used for Comparing Averages
  • Desk Job: Personal Computer SoftwareOn the Go: Calculators and Mobile Devices; Gone Surfin': Web-Based Software; On Paper: Printed Calculators; Chapter 5: Conducting Clinical Research; Designing a Clinical Study; Carrying Out a Clinical Study; Analyzing Your Data; Chapter 6: Looking at Clinical Trials and Drug Development; Not Ready for Human Consumption: Doing Preclinical Studies; Testing on People during Clinical Trials to Check a Drug's Safety and Efficacy; Holding Other Kinds of Clinical Trials; Part II: Getting Down and Dirty with Data; Chapter 7: Getting Your Data into the Computer
  • Getting to Know Statistical DistributionsChapter 2: Overcoming Mathophobia: Reading and Understanding Mathematical Expressions; Breaking Down the Basics of Mathematical Formulas; Focusing on Operations Found in Formulas; Counting on Collections of Numbers; Chapter 3: Getting Statistical: A Short Review of Basic Statistics; Taking a Chance on Probability; Some Random Thoughts about Randomness; Picking Samples from Populations; Introducing Statistical Inference; Homing In on Hypothesis Testing; Going Outside the Norm with Nonparametric Statistics; Chapter 4: Counting on Statistical Software
  • Looking at Levels of MeasurementClassifying and Recording Different Kinds of Data; Checking Your Entered Data for Errors; Creating a File that Describes Your Data File; Chapter 8: Summarizing and Graphing Your Data; Summarizing and Graphing Categorical Data; Summarizing Numerical Data; Structuring Numerical Summaries into Descriptive Tables; Graphing Numerical Data; Chapter 9: Aiming for Accuracy and Precision; Beginning with the Basics of Accuracy and Precision; Improving Accuracy and Precision; Calculating Standard Errors for Different Sample Statistics
Control code
ocn851972558
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 390 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118553954
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
YBP10829765
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 52ea1a82-2e7e-4ce9-b4dc-4485c4c66113
  • cl0500000302
Publisher number
EB00057886
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30191749
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)851972558
  • pebcs1118553950

Library Locations

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