Primer of Biostatistics
By Glantz, Stanton A.

You'll start with the basics, including analysis of variance and the t test, then advance to a multiple comparison testing, contingency tables, regression, and more. Examples from the current literature illustrate key concepts throughout.
New:
* More on multiple comparison testing, including the Holm test
* Discussion of relative risks and odds ratios
* Updated examples from the literature


DOI: 10.1036/0071379460

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Author Biography

Professor Glantz Stanton A. Glantz, PhD, is Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco where he conducts research on tobacco control and cardiology. He is author or co-author of over 100 scientific papers and 6 books, including this book and Primer of Applied Regression and Analysis of Variance, 2nd ed. (McGraw-Hill, 2001). He wrote the first major review (published in Circulation) which identified involuntary smoking as a cause of heart disease, and the landmark July 19, 1995 issue of JAMA on the Brown and Williamson documents, which showed that the tobacco industry knew 30 years ago that nicotine is addictive and that smoking causes cancer. His work has attracted considerable attention from the tobacco industry, which has sued the University of California twice (unsuccessfully) in an effort to stop Professor Glantz's work.


Primer of Biostatistics
Author(s): Glantz, Stanton A.
ISBN: 0071379460
DOI: 10.1036/0071379460

Format: paperback, 489 pages.
Pub date: 5 Nov 2001
Copyright: 2002
$39.95 US
Product Line: McGraw-Hill Medical

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