Drawing on the authorrs"s remarkable clinical experiences with the Framingham Heart Study, Essentials of Biostatistics in Public Health provides a fundamental and engaging background for students learning to apply and appropriately interpret biostatistical applications in the field of public health. With a presentation style that is clear and straightforward, The text uses examples that are real, relevant, and manageable in size so that students can focus on applications rather than become overwhelmed by computations.
This text is just one offering in Jones and Bartlett's unique new Essential Public Health Series. Features: Perfect for students with very little mathematical background. Focus is on important and timely public health problems. Features data from the Framingham Heart Study the most widely recognized study of risk factors for cardiovascular disease. For each topic, methodology-including assumptions, statistical formulas, and appropriate interpretations of results-are thoroughly discussed. Includes sections on study design and sample size computation. Includes an introduction to multivariable statistical methods that is accessible to first year students. Includes statistical computing use Excel or manual calculations. This text comes bundled with: Essentials of Biostatistics Workbook: Statistical Computations Using Excel . Errata Sheet
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