Basic Statistics for the Health Sciences

Hardcover | October 22, 2004

byJan Kuzma, Steve Bohnenblust

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The first introductory statistics text written specifically to make statistics accessible for health science students . Assuming no prerequisites other than high school algebra, the authors provide numerous examples from health settings, a wealth of helpful learning aids, as well as hundreds of exercises to help students succeed in the course.

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The first introductory statistics text written specifically to make statistics accessible for health science students . Assuming no prerequisites other than high school algebra, the authors provide numerous examples from health settings, a wealth of helpful learning aids, as well as hundreds of exercises to help students succeed in the...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 9.4 × 7.4 × 0.8 inPublished:October 22, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0072844035

ISBN - 13:9780072844030

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Table of Contents

1. Statistics and How They Are Used

2. Populations and Samples

3. Organizing and Displaying Data

4. Summarizing Data

5. Probability

6. The Normal Distribution

7. Sampling Distribution of Means

8. One-Sample Significance Testing, Point Estimates, and Confidence Intervals

9. Two-Sample Significance Testing, Point Estimates, and Confidence Intervals

10. ANOVA

11. Inferences Regarding Proportions

12. The Chi-Square Test

13. Correlation and Linear Regression

14. Nonparametric Methods

15. Vital Statistics and Demographic Methods

16. Life Tables

17. The Health Survey and the Research Report

Appendix A: Binomial Probability Table

Appendix B: Percentiles of the F Distribution

Appendix C: Percentage Points of the Studentized Range for 2 Through 20 Treatments

Appendix D: Critical Values of n for the Sign Test

Appendix E: Random Digits

Answers to Selected Exercises

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