Chapter

Probability and distributions

Janet L. Peacock and Philip J. Peacock

in Oxford Handbook of Medical Statistics

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199551286
Published online June 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726361 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199551286.003.0007

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Probability and distributions

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Medical Statistics and Methodology

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

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

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.