Biostatistical Analysis by Jerrold H. ZarBiostatistical Analysis by Jerrold H. Zar

Biostatistical Analysis

byJerrold H. Zar

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Zar’s Biostatistical Analysis, Fifth Edition, is the ideal book for readers seeking practical coverage of statistical analysis methods used by researchers to collect, summarize, analyze and draw conclusions from biological research. The latest edition of this best-selling textbook is both comprehensive and easy to read. It is suitable as an introduction for beginners and as a comprehensive reference book for biological researchers and other advanced users.


Introduction; Populations and Samples; Measures of Central Tendency; Measures of Dispersion and Variability; Probabilities; The Normal Distribution; One-Sample Hypotheses; Two-Sample Hypotheses; Paired-Sample Hypotheses; Multisample Hypotheses: The Analysis of Variance; Multiple Comparisons; Two-Factor Analysis of Variance; Data Transformations; Multiway Factorial Analysis of Variance; Nested (Hierarchical) Analysis of Variance; Multivariate Analysis of Variance; Simple Linear Regression; Comparing Simple Linear Regression Equations; Simple Linear Correlation; Multiple Regression and Correlation; Polynomial Regression; Testing for Goodness of Fit; Contingency Tables; More on Dichotomous Variables; Testing for Randomness; Circular Distributions: Descriptive Statistics; Circular Distributions: Hypothesis Testing


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Jerrold H. Zar received his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from Northern Illinois University in 1962. He later earned his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in biology and zoology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Zar then returned to Northern Illinois University for 34 years to serve in a variety of capacities. He ...
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Title:Biostatistical AnalysisFormat:PaperbackDimensions:960 pages, 10.1 × 8.5 × 2.2 inPublished:February 15, 2009Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0131008463

ISBN - 13:9780131008465

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Table of Contents

1. Data: Types and Presentations

2. Populations and Samples

3. Measures of Central Tendency

4. Measures of Variability and Dispersion

5. Probabilities

6. The Normal Distribution

7. One-Sample Hypotheses

8. Two-Sample Hypotheses

9. Paired-Sample Hypotheses

10. Multisample Hypotheses and the Analysis of Variance

11. Multiple Comparisons

12. Two-Factor Analysis of Variance

13. Data Transformations

14. Multiway Factorial Analysis of Variance

15. Nested (Hierarchical) Analysis of Variance

16. Multivariate Analysis of Variance

17. Simple Linear Regression

18. Comparing Simple Linear Regression Equations

19. Simple Linear Correlation

20. Multiple Regression and Correlation

21. Polynomial Regression

22. Testing for Goodness of Fit

23. Contingency Tables

24. Dichotomous Variables

25. Testing for Randomness

26. Circular Distributions: Descriptive Statistics

27. Circular Distributions: Hypothesis Testing

Appendix A: The Greek Alphabet

Appendix B: Statistical Tables and Graphs

Appendix C: The Effects of Coding Data

Appendix B: Analysis of Variance Hypothesis Testing

Answers to Exercises

Literature Cited

Author Index

Subject Index