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Selvin Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data



3rd ed., Band: 35, 506 Seiten, Gebunden, Format (B × H): 156 mm x 245 mm, Gewicht: 839 g Reihe: Monographs in Epidemiology and
ISBN: 978-0-19-517280-5
Verlag: OXFORD UNIV PR


Selvin Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data

Analytic procedures suitable for the study of human disease are scattered throughout the statistical and epidemiologic literature. Explanations of their properties are frequently presented in mathematical and theoretical language. This well-established text gives readers a clear understanding of the statistical methods that are widely used in epidemiologic research without depending on advanced mathematical or statistical theory. By applying these methods to actual
data, Selvin reveals the strengths and weaknesses of each analytic approach. He combines techniques from the fields of statistics, biostatistics, demography and epidemiology to present a comprehensive overview that does not require computational details of the statistical techniques described.

For the Third Edition, Selvin took out some old material (e.g. the section on rarely used cross-over designs) and added new material (e.g. sections on frequently used contingency table analysis). Throughout the text he enriched existing discussions with new elements, including the analysis of multi-level categorical data and simple, intuitive arguments that exponential survival times cause the hazard function to be constant. He added a dozen new applied examples to illustrate such topics as the
pitfalls of proportional mortality data, the analysis of matched pair categorical data, and the age-adjustment of mortality rates based on statistical models. The most important new feature is a chapter on Poisson regression analysis. This essential statistical tool permits the multivariable
analysis of rates, probabilities and counts.

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Selvin, Steve
(Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley, USA)


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