Author:
Bernard Rosner

ISBN 13:
9780538733496

ISBN 10:
538733497

Edition:
7

Publisher:
Duxbury Press

Publication Date:
2010-08-19

Format:
Hardcover

Pages:
888

List Price:
$269.95

Developed at Harvard Medical School, this textbook introduces the basic methods of statistical inference, and the principles of probability, hypothesis testing, nonparametric statistics, regression analysis, and the analysis of variance. The sixth edition adds sections on Bayesian inference, the false discovery rate, missing data methods, and the proportional hazards model. The CD-ROM contains data sets and practice problems. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

An introductory biostatistics text for upper-level undergraduate or graduate students interested in medicine or other health-related fields. The amount of mathematical formulation is minimized, but important concepts are given complete explanations, with worked examples from current medical research problems. Assumes no previous background in statistics, only a knowledge of algebra. Includes a data disk. This fifth edition contains 260 new exercises, including exercises based on computer simulations, and incorporates modern computer graphics and statistical software. The author is affiliated with Harvard University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)