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Statistical concepts

Helen Ward, Mireille B. Toledano, Gavin Shaddick, Bethan Davies and Paul Elliott

in Oxford Handbook of Epidemiology for Clinicians

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Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9780198529880
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740770 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198529880.003.0009

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

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Introduction - Data and variables - Summarizing sample data - Measures of central location - Measures of dispersion - Sampling variability - Probability distributions - Confidence intervals - Hypothesis tests - Statistical or clinical significance - Sample size and power calculations - When to consult a statistician

Chapter.  7325 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology ; Epidemiology

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