Newman, Stephen C. Biostatistical Methods in Epidemiology Wiley Desktop Editions
1. Edition September 2001 142.- Euro 2001. XVI, 392 Pages, Hardcover - Handbook/Reference Book - ISBN 978-0-471-36914-1 - John Wiley & Sons
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Short description This volume concentrates on the concepts, methods, and applications of general biostatistics for epidemiologists. It focuses on the analysis of the two major types of epidemiologic studies: cohort and case-control. The author showcases the essential biostatistical methods to provide readers with introductory knowledge required to analyze complicated epidemiologic data.
From the contents Introduction.
Measurement Issues in Epidemiology.
Binomial Methods for Single Sample Closed Cohort Data.
Odds Ratio Methods for Unstratified Closed Cohort Data.
Odds Ratio Methods for Stratified Closed Cohort Data.
Risk Ratio Methods for Closed Cohort Data.
Risk Difference Methods for Closed Cohort Data.
Kaplan-Meier and Actuarial Methods for Censored Survival Data.
Poisson Methods for Censored Survival Data.
Odds Ratio Methods for Case-Control Data.
Standardized Rates and Age-Period-Cohort Analysis.
Sample Size and Power.
Logistic Regression and Cox Regression.
Appendix A: Odds Ratio Inequality.
Appendix B: Maximum Likelihood Theory.
Appendix C: Hypergeometric and Conditional Poisson Distributions.
Appendix D: Quadratic Equation for the Odds Ratio.
Appendix E: Matrix Identities and Inequalities.
Appendix F: Survival Analysis and Life Tables.
Appendix G: Confounding in Open Cohort and Case-Control Studies.
Appendix H: Odds Ratio Estimate in a Matched Case-Control Study.