- Provides many real-data sets in various fields in the form of examples at at the end of all twelve chapters in the form of exercises.
- Covers all of the nuts and bolts of biostatistics in a user-friendly style that motivates readers.
- Contains notes on computations at the end of most chapters, covering the use of Excel, SAS, and others.
Descriptive Methods for Categorical Data.
Descriptive Methods for Continuous Data.
Probability and Probability Models.
Estimation of Parameters.
Introduction to Statistical Tests of Significance.
Comparison of Population Proportions.
Comparison of Population Means.
Correlation and Regression.
Methods for Count Data.
Analysis of Survival Data and Data from Matched Studies.
Answers to Selected Exercises.
"…well written…a great text for students entering the biomedical field as well as a reference for professionals…" (Statistical Methods in Medical Research, Vol. 14, 2005)
"…Each chapter is equipped with a set of exercises…" (Zentralblatt Math, Vol.1038, No.13, 2004)