Statistics with confidence : confidence intervals and statistical guidelines.

By: Altman, Douglas G. (Editor)Material type: TextTextPublication details: [Great Britain] : BMJ Books, 2000Edition: 2nd edDescription: xii, 240 pages : illustrationsISBN: 9780727913753; 0727913751 Subject(s): Medical statisticsDDC classification: 519.5
Contents:
Estimation and confidence intervals -- Estimating with confidence -- Confidence intervals in practice -- Confidence intervals rather than P values -- Means and their differences -- Medians and their differences -- Proportions and their differences -- Epidemiological studies -- Regression and correlation -- Time to event studies -- Diagnostic tests -- Clinical trials and meta-analyses -- Confidence intervals and sample sizes -- Special topics -- Statistical guidelines and checklists -- Statistical guidelines for contributors to medical journals -- Statistical checklists -- Notation, software, and tables -- Notation -- Computer software for calculating confidence intervals (CIA) -- Tables for the calculation of confidence intervals.
Summary: This highly popular introduction to confidence intervals has been thoroughly updated and expanded. It includes methods for using confidence intervals, with illustrative worked examples and extensive guidelines and checklists to help the novice.
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Includes Index

Estimation and confidence intervals --
Estimating with confidence --
Confidence intervals in practice --
Confidence intervals rather than P values --
Means and their differences --
Medians and their differences --
Proportions and their differences --
Epidemiological studies --
Regression and correlation --
Time to event studies --
Diagnostic tests --
Clinical trials and meta-analyses --
Confidence intervals and sample sizes --
Special topics --
Statistical guidelines and checklists --
Statistical guidelines for contributors to medical journals --
Statistical checklists --
Notation, software, and tables --
Notation --
Computer software for calculating confidence intervals (CIA) --
Tables for the calculation of confidence intervals.

This highly popular introduction to confidence intervals has been thoroughly updated and expanded. It includes methods for using confidence intervals, with illustrative worked examples and extensive guidelines and checklists to help the novice.

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