Biostatistics for Population Health

  • Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • 2020
  • Elektronisk medie
  • English
  • Udgave er ikke defineret
  • 9781284220995

Written for undergraduate and graduate students with little or no mathematical background, Biostatistics for Population Health: A Primer offers current and future health professionals a clear, and accessible approach to learning the basic tools and techniques necessary to conduct biostatistical analyses and the professional confidence to critically evaluate and interpret biostatistical findings. Each unit begins with a contemporary population health issue (e.g., the opioid crisis, physical inactivity among children, diabetes) and raises questions that require the use of techniques discussed in that unit. Each technique, in turn, is illustrated with realistic, contemporary examples (e.g. vaping) to pique student interest. By the end of the unit, students are encouraged to apply the techniques to address the questions that were raised.