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Stephen C. Newman - Biostatistical Methods in Epidemiology - 9780471369141 - V9780471369141
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Biostatistical Methods in Epidemiology

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Description for Biostatistical Methods in Epidemiology Hardcover. An introduction to classical biostatistical methods in epidemiology, this text provides an introduction to a range of methods used to analyze epidemiologic data, with a focus on nonregression techniques. It also includes a discussion of measurement issues in epidemiology, especially confounding, with an overview of logistic and Cox regression. Series: Probability & Statistics S. Num Pages: 408 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: MBNS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 163 x 24. Weight in Grams: 681.
An introduction to classical biostatistical methods in epidemiology

Biostatistical Methods in Epidemiology provides an introduction to a wide range of methods used to analyze epidemiologic data, with a focus on nonregression techniques. The text includes an extensive discussion of measurement issues in epidemiology, especially confounding. Maximum likelihood, Mantel-Haenszel, and weighted least squares methods are presented for the analysis of closed cohort and case-control data. Kaplan-Meier and Poisson methods are described for the analysis of censored survival data. A justification for using odds ratio methods in case-control studies is provided. Standardization of rates is discussed and the construction of ordinary, ... Read more

  • Many worked examples based on actual data
  • Discussion of exact methods
  • Recommendations for preferred methods
  • Extensive appendices and references

Biostatistical Methods in Epidemiology provides an excellent introduction to the subject for students, while also serving as a comprehensive reference for epidemiologists and other health professionals.
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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United States
Number of pages
408
Condition
New
Series
Probability & Statistics S.
Number of Pages
408
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9780471369141
SKU
V9780471369141
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-50

About Stephen C. Newman
STEPHEN C. NEWMAN, MD, MSc, is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Alberta, Canada.

Reviews for Biostatistical Methods in Epidemiology
“…besides being a reference book (it)…includes an interesting reading matter…” (Statistics in Medicine, Vol.23, No.23, 15th December 2004) "Introduces methods used to analyze epidemiologic data, with a focus on non-regression techniques." (SciTech Book News, Vol. 25, No. 4, December 2001) "...well suited as an introductory text.... I also recommend this book to practitioners...students, health professionals and epidemiologists…all ... Read more

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