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Biostatistics and Computer-Based Analysis of Health Data Using the R Software addresses the concept that many of the actions performed by statistical software comes back to the handling, manipulation, or even transformation of digital data.
It is therefore of primary importance to understand how statistical data is displayed and how it can be exploited by software such as R. In this book, the authors explore basic and variable commands, sample comparisons, analysis of variance, epidemiological studies, and censored data.
With proposed applications and examples of commands following each chapter, this book allows readers to apply advanced statistical concepts to their own data and software.
- Features useful commands for describing a data table composed made up of quantitative and qualitative variables
- Includes measures of association encountered in epidemiological studies, odds ratio, relative risk, and prevalence
- Presents an analysis of censored data, the key main tests associated with the construction of a survival curve (log-rank test or Wilcoxon), and the Cox regression model
Statistical/medical students, as well as statisticians who would like to switch from another stat software to R
Chapter 1. Language Elements
Chapter 2. Descriptive statistics and estimation
Chapter 3. Measures and tests of association between two variables
Chapter 4. Variance Analysis of devariance and Experiments Design
Chapter 5. Correlation and linear regression
Chapter 6. Measures of association in epidemiology and logistical regression
Chapter 7. Analysis of Survival Data
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- © ISTE Press - Elsevier 2016
- 11th July 2016
- ISTE Press - Elsevier
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Christophe Lalanne is a Research Engineer at the Paris-Diderot University, France. His research involves the modeling of data from clinical research
Paris-Diderot University, France
Mounir Mesbah is Head of Biostatistics in the Statistics Institute of the Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris, France, where he is also a researcher at the Theoretical and Applied Statistics Laboratory. His research involves theoretical and applied statistics, particularly in the field of health and medicine.
University Pierre et Marie Curie, France