"This is a well-written, well-presented biostatistics book for health researchers. The back of the cover page has a navigation figure that relates the chapters to specific analytic questions. The book has good examples from health sciences and is comparable to other books in this field."
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An ideal introduction to the study of statistics applied to medicine and other health-related fields.
*Statistical information and methods showcased in clinical, medical, and research applications
*Study design and interpretation of results of research emphasized
*Updated discussion of evidence-based medicine, determining sample sizes, studies with repeated measures over time, and logistic regression and Cox proportional hazards model
*Presenting problems, drawn from studies published in the medical literature that illustrate various statistical methods, included
*CD-ROM with statistical software and data sets derived from presenting problems highlighted in the book
*Multiple-choice final practice exam
The essentials of biostatistics and quantitative methods in medicine, clinical practice, and research
*first choice of students, educators, and practitioners
*A thorough, meaningful, and interesting presentation of biostatistics
*Provides the resources to help students become informed users and consumers of biostatistics