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What is a p-value anyway? 34 Stories to Help You Actually Understand Statistics

 
 
 
 
What is a p-value anyway? 34 Stories to Help You Actually Understand Statistics
Author: Andrew J. Vickers
ISBN 13: 9780321629302
ISBN 10: 321629302
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2009-11-28
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
List Price: $44.20
 
 

What is a p-value Anyway? offers a fun introduction to the fundamental principles of statistics, presenting the essential concepts in thirty-four brief, enjoyable stories. Drawing on his experience as a medical researcher, Vickers blends insightful explanations and humor, with minimal math, to help readers understand and interpret the statistics they read every day.

Describing data; Data distributions; Variation of study results: confidence intervals; Hypothesis testing; Regression and decision making; Some common statistical errors, and what they teach us

For all readers interested in statistics.