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Using and understanding medical statistics / David E. Matthews, Vernon T. Farewell.

  • Matthews, David E., 1948-
Date
[2007], ©2007
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Basel ; London : Karger, [2007], ©2007.

Physical description

xx, 322 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

Edition

4th ed.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [310]-313) and index.

Contents

Basic concepts -- Tests of significance -- Fisher's test for 2 x 2 contingency tables -- Approximate significance tests for contingency tables -- Some warnings concerning 2 x 2 tables -- Kaplan-Meier or 'actuarial' survival curves -- The log-rank or Mantel-Haenszel test for the comparison of survival curves -- An introduction to the normal distribution -- Analyzing normally distributed data -- Linear regression models for medical data -- Binary logistic regression -- Regression models for count data -- Proportional hazards regression -- The analysis of longitudinal data -- Analysis of variance -- Data analysis -- The question of sample size -- The design of clinical trials -- Further comments regarding clinical trials -- Meta-analysis -- Epidemiological applications -- Diagnostic tests -- Agreement and reliability.

Languages

  • English


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    Medical Collection
    WA950 2007M43u
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ISBN

  • 9783805581899
  • 3805581890