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Variation and Bias

Steve Selvin

in Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data

Third edition

Published in print June 2004 | ISBN: 9780195172805
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865697 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172805.003.02

Series: Monographs in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

 Variation and Bias

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This chapter discusses variation and bias. Topics covered include the statistical model, the t-test, selection bias, confounder bias, ecologic bias, comparison of k groups, interaction contrasts, two-way analysis, and misclassification bias.

Keywords: statistical models; bias; epidemiologic data analysis; t-best; k groups; interaction contrasts

Chapter.  12129 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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