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Applied statistical techniques

Dominik Zenner

in Essentials of Environmental Epidemiology for Health Protection

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Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199663415
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191759116 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199663415.003.0017
Applied statistical techniques

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The chapter provides a practical guide for using statistical and epidemiological methods to investigate environmental hazards. It provides worked examples of relevant methods based on two published investigations. The studies can be found in the further reading section (section 17.5); some of the data have been simplified.

The chapter covers a selection of basic methods which are commonly used and should be within the capability of a practitioner in the field. There are suggestions for studying more advanced statistical methodologies in the further reading list.

Chapter.  7613 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology ; Epidemiology

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