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Medicine > Statistics
Essentials of Biostatistics for Public Health
Sullivan, Lisa M.
ISBN 13: 
9781284231977
Previous ISBN (13): 
9781284108194
ISBN 10: 
1284231976
Category: 
Statistics
Edition: 
4
Publisher: 
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication Date: 
08/2022
Format: 
Paperback
Status: 
Not Yet Published
Imprint: 
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Pages: 
400
Weight: 
2
Retail Price: 
85.95 (Tentative Price May Change)
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0
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Synopsis:
Essentials of Biostatistics in Public Health, Fourth Edition provides a fundamental and engaging background for students learning to apply and appropriately interpret biostatistics applications in the field of public health. Many examples are drawn directly from the author’s remarkable clinical experiences with the renowned Framingham Heart Study, making this text practical, interesting, and accessible for those with little mathematical background. The examples are real, relevant, and manageable in size so that students can easily focus on applications rather than become overwhelmed by computations. The Fourth Edition has been thoroughly updated, and now offers a new chapter on career opportunities and new case studies in each chapter focused on COVID-19. This edition will also include free access to JMP Student Subscription, which is a streamlined version of SAS’ statistical discovery software and is well-suited to for introductory or intermediate statistics courses. Key Features: - New cases based on COVID-19 highlight the importance and practical applications of COVID-19 - New chapter on careers in biostatistics provides helpful guidance and insight to undergraduates choosing a career - Chapter opening "In the News Feature" raises key questions and highlights issues from the news/social media to engage students in thinking about the specific application about to be discussed in light of the important problems that impact people and health - Updated Excel Workbook – included in the ebook – provides hands-on experience with statistical computing using Microsoft Excel - New JMP Student Subscription – included for free download with purchase of the book or eBook – provides a student access to SAS’ statistical discovery software - New accompanying JMP workbook – included in the eBook– provides exercises and examples of how to use JMP modeling and computing biostatistics

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