Primer of Biostatistics 5/e CD-ROM & Book Pkg

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9780071381512: Primer of Biostatistics 5/e CD-ROM & Book Pkg

This book/CD-ROM package consists of the new edition of Primer of Biostatistics, the best-selling text that shows medical and undergraduate students how statistics relates to the medical and life sciences, and a statistical software program that performs meaningful analysis of data quickly and easily. The new edition of the book includes fresh real-world examples from biomedical research; expanded discussion of multiple comparison procedures, including the Holm test; and a new discussion of relative risks and odds ratios. The revised CD-ROM features an improved user interface, more tests, and online user advice. It runs on any Windows 95 or higher computer.

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Don't be afraid of biostatistics anymore! The new fifth edition of PRIMER OF BIOSTATISTICS introduces this challenging topic in a readable and enjoyable format that assumes no prior knowledge of the subject. In no time, you'll understand test selection and be able to evaluate biomedical statistics critically and knowledgeably.

The PRIMER OF BIOSTATISTICS Statistical Software Version 5.0 CD-ROM computes all the statistics described in the book and includes 30 statistical analyses (descriptive statistics, group comparisons, multiple comparison tests, rates and proportions, regression and correlation, group comparisons (nonparametric), and survival analyses). Its menu-driven program performs meaningful analysis of your data quickly and easily. The CD-ROM provides online advice on which test to run, and printing results is as easy as point and click.

Version 5.0 features:
*More statistical tests
*Improved user interface
*Runs on any Windows 95 or higher computer
*Very easy to use
*Statistical advisor helps you decide what test to use

Use this software in concert with Glantz's PRIMER OF BIOSTATISTICS, 5th edition or as a stand-alone. Either way, you'll find its thoroughness surpassed only by its ease-of-use. For further study, see Glantz & Slinker's PRIMER OF APPLIED REGRESSION & ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE, 2nd edition in your bookstore.

About the Author:

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.

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Stanton A. Glantz
Published by McGraw-Hill/Appleton & Lange (2002)
ISBN 10: 0071381511 ISBN 13: 9780071381512
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