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Mari Palta - Quantitative Methods in Population Health - 9780471455059 - V9780471455059
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Quantitative Methods in Population Health

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Description for Quantitative Methods in Population Health Hardcover. Responding to threats such as super diseases and bioterrorism, measuring the health of populations is regarded as an issue of paramount importance. This title addresses the analysis of a population's health for non statisticians such as epidemiologists and health services researchers. Series: Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics. Num Pages: 311 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: MBNS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 241 x 161 x 22. Weight in Grams: 607.
Each topic starts with an explanation of the theoretical background necessary to allow full understanding of the technique and to facilitate future learning of more advanced or new methods and software
Explanations are designed to assume as little background in mathematics and statistical theory as possible, except that some knowledge of calculus is necessary for certain parts.
SAS commands are provided for applying the methods. (PROC REG, PROC MIXED, and PROC GENMOD)
All sections contain real life examples, mostly from epidemiologic research
First chapter includes a SAS refresher

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John Wiley and Sons Ltd United States
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Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics
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About Mari Palta
MARI PALTA, PHD, is a professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences and Biostatistics and Medical Information at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Reviews for Quantitative Methods in Population Health
"I enjoyed reading this book and I recommend…[it]." (Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, July 2005) "The book is well written…a timely book that appears to cover a gap in existing literature." (Journal of the American Statistical Association, June 2005) “…provides an accessible guide for students in an applied statistics sequence as well as for practising researchers ... Read more

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