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Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data
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Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data

Steve Selvin

Abstract

Analytic procedures suitable for the study of human disease are scattered throughout the statistical and epidemiologic literature. Explanations of their properties are frequently presented in mathematical and theoretical language. This text provides a clear understanding of the statistical methods that are widely used in epidemiologic research without depending on advanced mathematical or statistical theory. By applying these methods to actual data, this book reveals the strengths and weaknesses of each analytic approach. The book combines techniques from the fields of statistics, biostatistic ... More

Keywords: human disease, epidemiological research, mathematical theory, statistical theory, multi-level categorical data, hazard function, proportional mortality data, matched pair categorical data, Poisson regression analysis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780195172805
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172805.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Steve Selvin, author
University of California, Berkeley, USA