Biostatistical Analysis

Biostatistical Analysis

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This work looks at the statistical analysis methods used by researchers to collect, summarize, analyze and draw conclusions from biological research data. No statistical background is assumed beyond simple algebra, and students are encouraged to think about the value of each staistical technique.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 800 pages
  • 176 x 234mm | 1,298g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • graphs, tables, index
  • 013086398X
  • 9780130863980

Table of contents

Populations and samples; measures of central tendency; measures of dispersion and variability; probabilities; the normal distribution; one-sample hypotheses; two-sample hypotheses; paired-sample hypotheses; multisample hypotheses; the analysis of variance; data transformations; multiway factorial analysis of variance; nested (hierarchical) analysis of variance; simple linear regression equations; simple linear correlation; multiple regression and correlation; polynomial regression; testing for goodness of fit; contingency; tables; more on dichotomous variables; testing for randomness; circular distributions - descriptive statistics; circular distributions - hypothesis testing. Appendices: analysis of variance hypothesis testing; statistical tables and graphs.show more