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Author Abramson, J. H. (Joseph Herbert), 1924-
Title Making sense of data : a self-instruction manual on the interpretation of epidemiological data / J.H. Abramson, Z.H. Abramson
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
book jacket
 Statistics Sci. Lib.  RA652.4 A27 2001    AVAILABLE    30570000106795
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  614.42 Ab838 2001    AVAILABLE    30500101169988
Edition 3rd ed
Descript xvi, 367 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Companion v. to: Survey methods in community medicine / J.H. Abramson, Z.H. Abramson. 5th ed. 1999
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-362) and index
A. Basic Concepts and Procedures -- B. Rates and Other Measures -- C. How Good Are the Measures? -- D. Making Sense of Associations -- E. Causes and Effects -- F. Meta-Analysis: Putting It All Together -- G. Putting Study Findings to Use
"This is a self-instructional manual on the interpretation and use of epidemiologic data that deals with the basic concepts and skills needed for appraising published reports or study findings. Applications in clinical medicine, public health, community medicine, and research are considered. The numerous changes in this edition include the addition of a section on questions to be asked before deciding to apply study results in practice, and discussions of new topics (Cox proportional hazards regression, qualitative studies, ROC curves), and fresh examples."--Publisher description (LoC)
Subject Epidemiology -- Statistical methods
Epidemiology -- Statistical methods -- Problems, exercises, etc
Alt Author Abramson, Z. H
Abramson, J. H. (Joseph Herbert), 1924- Survey methods in community medicine
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