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Published: 15 November 2017

608 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190643560

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Intuitive Biostatistics

A Nonmathematical Guide to Statistical Thinking

Fourth Edition

Harvey Motulsky

  • Focuses on how to interpret statistical results, rather than how to analyze data
  • Written for students and scientists who find statistical mathematics confusing and prefer verbal explanations
  • Shows how common sense can mislead when considering statistical results
  • Covers a variety of approaches used to deal with multiple comparisons
  • Gives equal weight to linear and nonlinear regression
  • End-of-chapter summaries: each chapter now ends with a list of the most important points for students to remember

New to this Edition:

  • Two new chapters: Chapter 47, "Statistics and Reproducibility," and Chapter 48, "Checklists for Reporting Statistical Methods and Results"
  • Two completely revised chapters: Chapter 26, "Choosing a Sample Size," and Chapter 28, "Case-Control Studies"
  • Every chapter edited for clarity and updated with current material
  • Improved "Q & A" and "Common Mistakes" sections throughout the text

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