Chapter 1 Data display and summary.
Chapter 2 Summary statistics for quantitative data.
Chapter 3 Summary statistics for binary data.
Chapter 4 Populations and samples.
Chapter 5 Statements of probability and confidence intervals.
Chapter 6 P-values, power, type I and type II errors.
Chapter 7 The t tests.
Chapter 8 The χ2 tests.
Chapter 9 Diagnostic tests.
Chapter 10 Rank score tests.
Chapter 11 Correlation and regression.
Chapter 12 Survival analysis.
Chapter 13 Study design and choosing a statistical test.
Chapter 14 Use of computer software.
Answers to exercises.
Glossary of statistical terms.
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- One of the bestselling introductions to medical statistics of all time
- Revised throughout, especially in the areas of binary data to deal with relative risk, absolute risk and the evidence-based criteria of numbers needed to treat
- Each chapter now has a section on reading and reporting statistics, and self testing at the end of each section makes this an ideal learning tool