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In the space of 369 pages the author presents a medically oriented outline of elementary statistical technics, a glossary of statistical symbols and an appendix containing fourteen statistical tables. The methodology presented includes a discussion of rates, ratios and percentages; tabular and graphical technics; measures of dispersion and central tendency; correlation; significance tests for measurement data and proportions; and, analysis of variance.
These topics are thoroughly and clearly presented. Each chapter is preceded by a section in which all of the symbols used therein are defined. This appears to be a useful technic for assisting the memory of the occasional
Elementary Statistics With Applications in Medicine and the Biological Sciences.. Ann Intern Med. 1959;51:1117. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-51-5-1117_1
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