For courses in Biostatistics.
Real-world applications connect statistical concepts to everyday life.
Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences uses a variety of real-world applications to bring statistical theories and methods to life. Through these examples and a friendly writing style, the 2nd Edition ensures that students understand concepts and develop skills in critical thinking, technology, and communication. The result of collaboration between two biological sciences experts and the author of the #1 statistics book in the US, Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences provides an excellent introduction to statistics for students studying the biological, life, medical, and health sciences.
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Pearson MyLab Statistics is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts.
1. Introduction to Statistics 2. Exploring Data with Tables and Graphs 3. Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Data 4. Probability 5. Discrete Probability Distributions 6. Normal Probability Distributions 7. Estimating Parameters and Determining Sample Sizes 8. Hypothesis Testing 9. Inferences from Two Samples 10. Correlation and Regression 11. Goodness-of-Fit and Contingency Tables 12. Analysis of Variance 13. Nonparametric Tests 14. Survival Analysis