Practical Statistics for Medical Research
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Practical Statistics for Medical Research

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Practical Statistics for Medical Research is a problem-based text for medical students, medical researchers, and others in medical areas who need to use statistics but have no special mathematics background. The author draws on thirty years of experience as a consulting medical statistician to provide clear explanations of key statistical concepts, with a firm emphasis on practical aspects of design and analysis of medical research. He gives special attention to the presentation and interpretation of results and the many real problems that arise frequently in medical research.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 650 pages
  • 156 x 235mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Chapman & Hall/CRC
  • United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 100 black & white illustrations
  • 1584880392
  • 9781584880394
  • 641,303

Table of contents

Statistics in Medical Research Types of Data Describing Data Theoretical Distributions Designing Research Using a Computer Preparing to Analyze Data Principles of Statistical Analysis Comparing Groups -- Continuous Data Comparing Groups -- Categorical Data Relation between Two Continuous Variables Relations between Several Variables Analysis of Survival Times Some Common Problems in Medical Research Clinical Trials The Medical Literature Appendix A: Mathematical Notation Appendix B: Statistical Tables Answers to Exercises References Indexshow more

About Douglas G. Altman

Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Oxford, UK University of Bath, UK University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canadashow more

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