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Epidemiologic Analysis: A Case-Oriented Approach

Steve Selvin

Abstract

No one method using statistical tools to analyze important epidemiologic issues automatically yields the right answer, but a variety of methods creates a well-equipped tool kit, which is essential for dealing with the increasing complexity of modern data. Our choices among the varied tools are dictated by the kind of data we collect and the questions we ask. In practice, the application of statistical methods is very much an art form; its effectiveness depends largely on the tools, knowledge, and skills of the user. The book explores nineteen case studies, each illustrating important approache ... More

Keywords: statistical tools, epidemiologic issues, modern data, research problems, survey data, public data

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780195146189
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146189.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Steve Selvin, author
University of California, Berkeley