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Biostatistics: A Foundation for Analysis in the Health Sciences, 10th Edition

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This Tenth Edition of Biostatistics maintains its predecessors’ comprehensive approach to biostatistics as it is used in the biological sciences. Successfully utilized by both statisticians and practitioners, Biostatistics is an algebra-based text geared towards the advanced undergraduate and graduate student. This new edition has been revised to more closely align with the modern practice of biostatistics, teaching methods, and technologies.

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1 INTRODUCTION TO BIOSTATISTICS 1

2 DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS 19

3 SOME BASIC PROBABILITY CONCEPTS 65

4 PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS 92

5 SOME IMPORTANT SAMPLING DISTRIBUTIONS 134

6 ESTIMATION 161

7 HYPOTHESIS TESTING 214

8 ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE 304

9 SIMPLE LINEAR REGRESSION AND CORRELATION 413

10 MULTIPLE REGRESSION AND CORRELATION 489

11 REGRESSION ANALYSIS: SOME ADDITIONAL TECHNIQUES 539

12 THE CHI-SQUARE DISTRIBUTION AND THE ANALYSIS OF FREQUENCIES 600

13 NONPARAMETRIC AND DISTRIBUTION-FREE STATISTICS 670

14 SURVIVAL ANALYSIS 750

15 VITAL STATISTICS (ONLINE)

APPENDIX: STATISTICAL TABLES A-1

INDEX I-1

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New To This Edition

• ANOVA/Logistic Regression: Chapter 8 has been revised to expand coverage of ANOVA and linear regression, as well as strengthening the ties between it and Chapters 9-11.
• Survival Analysis/Vital Statistics: Survival analysis coverage has been expanded to an entire chapter.
• Solutions: Increased numbers of full write-ups of the results obtained in examples and problems to provide instructors and students with more complete information.
• Online Examples: Online examples using several technologies (SPSS, SAS, MINITAB, R) to show instructors and students how each technology can be used to solve problems.

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• Real-world practice through examples and exercises using data from actual research projects and reports.
• Highlighting of main ideas with bulleted objectives at the start of each chapter.
• Screen captures and technology boxes with step-by-step help.
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Instructors Resources
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Instructor’s Solutions Manual
Data Sets in CSV Format
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Data Sets in MINITAB Format
Data Sets in SAS Format
Data Sets in SPSS Format
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by Wayne W. Daniel
978-1-118-36222-8
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Biostatistics: A Foundation for Analysis in the Health Sciences, 10th Edition
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