Making Sense of Data

Making Sense of Data : A Self-Instruction Manual on the Interpretation of Epidemiological Data

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This is a self-instructional manual on the interpretation and use of epidemiologic data that deals with the basic concepts and skills needed for appraising published reports or study findings. Applications in clinical medicine, public health, community medicine, and research are presented. The numerous changes in this edition include the addition of a section on questions to be asked before deciding to apply study results in practice, discussions of new topics (Cox proportional hazards regression, qualitative studies, ROC curves), and fresh examples.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 152.4 x 233.68 x 22.86mm | 566.99g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • numerous tables and figures
  • 0195145259
  • 9780195145250
  • 882,095

Table of contents

INTRODUCTION; A. BASIC CONCEPTS AND PROCEDURES; B. RATES AND OTHER MEASURES; C. HOW GOOD ARE THE MEASURES?; D. MAKING SENSE OF ASSOCIATIONS; E. CAUSES AND EFFECTS; F. META-ANALYSIS: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER; G. PUTTING STUDY FINDINGS TO USE; REFERENCES; INDEXshow more

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