## bay

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Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

null...## Bayes’ Theorem

in** A Dictionary of Epidemiology**

January 2014; p ublished online July 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 337 words.

A theorem of probability named for Thomas Bayes (1702–1761), a clergyman and mathematician; his *Essay Towards Solving a*

## Bayes’ Theorem

in** A Dictionary of Epidemiology**

January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 335 words.

A theorem of probability named for Thomas Bayes (1702–1761), an English clergyman and mathematician; his *Essay Towards Solving a Problem*

## Empirical-Bayes Methods

in** A Dictionary of Epidemiology**

January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 55 words.

Statistical methods that have the mathematical form of Bayesian statistics but that estimate the prior distributions from the data being

## Empirical-Bayes Methods

in** A Dictionary of Epidemiology**

January 2014; p ublished online July 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 58 words.

Statistical methods that have the mathematical form of Bayesian Statistics but that estimate the prior distributions from the data being

## Posterior Odds

in** A Dictionary of Epidemiology**

January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 15 words.

The odds calculated after reference to results of a study. See Bayes’ theorem.

## Posterior Probability

in** A Dictionary of Epidemiology**

January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 15 words.

The probability calculated after reference to results of a study. See Bayes’ theorem.

## Prior Odds

in** A Dictionary of Epidemiology**

January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 13 words.

The odds of disease before knowing the symptom. See Bayes’ theorem.

## Posterior Probability

in** A Dictionary of Epidemiology**

January 2014; p ublished online July 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 15 words.

The probability calculated after reference to results of a study. See bayes’ theorem.

## Posterior Odds

in** A Dictionary of Epidemiology**

January 2014; p ublished online July 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 15 words.

The odds calculated after reference to results of a study. See bayes’ theorem.

## Prior Probability

in** A Dictionary of Epidemiology**

January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 20 words.

Probability calculated or estimated from past data, theory, and judgment, before a study is analyzed. See Bayes’ theorem.