Probability and distributions

Janet L. Peacock and Philip J. Peacock

in Oxford Handbook of Medical Statistics

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ISBN: 9780199551286
Published online June 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726361 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Probability and distributions

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Independence: data and variables - Probability: definitions - Probability: properties - Probability distributions - Binomial distribution: formula - Binomial distribution: derivation - Poisson distribution - Continuous probability distributions - Normal distribution - Normal distribution: calculating probabilities - Normal distribution: percentage points - Central limit theorem - Other distributions: t, chi-squared, F, etc. - Bayes’ theorem

Chapter.  6517 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology

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