Biostatistics and Epidemiology

A Primer for Health Professionals

  • Sylvia¬†Wassertheil-Smoller

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller
    Pages 1-12
  3. Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller
    Pages 13-17
  4. Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller
    Pages 18-59
  5. Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller
    Pages 60-85
  6. Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller
    Pages 86-103
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 104-119

About this book


Biostatistics and Epidemiology/A Primer for Health Professionals offers practical guidelines and gives a concise framework for research and interpretation in the field. In addition to major sections covering statistics and epidemiology, the book includes a comprehensive exploration of scientific methodology, probability, and the clinical trial. The principles and methods described in this book are basic and apply to all medical subspecialties, psychology and education. The primer will be especially useful to public health officials and students looking for an understandable treatment of the subject.


biostatistics education epidemiology health statistics

Authors and affiliations

  • Sylvia¬†Wassertheil-Smoller
    • 1
  1. 1.Albert Einstein College of MedicineBronxUSA

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