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1. INTRODUCTION Overview / Review Exercises / Bibliography 2. DATA PRESENTATION Types of Numerical Data / Tables / Graphs / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 3. NUMERICAL SUMMARY MEASURES Measures of Central Tendency / Measures of Dispersion / Grouped Data / Chebychev''''''''s Inequality / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 4. RATES AND STANDARDIZATION Rates / Standardization of Rates / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 5.LIFE TABLES Computation of the Life Table / Applications of the Life Table / Years of Potential Life Lost / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 6. PROBABILITY Operations on Events and Probability / Conditional Probability / Bayes'''''''' Theorem / Diagnostic Tests / The Relative Risk and the Odds Ratio / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 7. THEORETICAL PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS Probability Distributions / The Binomial Distribution / The Poisson Distribution / The Normal Distribution / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 8. SAMPLING DISTRIBUTION OF THE MEAN Sampling Distributions / The Central Limit Theorem / Applications on the Central Limit Theorem / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 9. CONFIDENCE INTERVALS Two-Sided Confidence Intervals / One-Sided Confidence Intervals / Student''''''''s t Distribution / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 10. HYPOTHESIS TESTING General Concepts / Two-Sided Tests of Hypotheses / One-Sided Tests of Hypotheses / Types of Error / Power / Sample Size Estimation / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 11. COMPARISON OF TWO MEANS Paired Samples / Independent Samples / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 12. ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE One-Way Analysis of Variance / Multiple Comparisons Procedures / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 13. NONPARAMETRIC METHODS The Sign Test / The Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test / The Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test / Advantages and Disadvantages of Nonparametric Methods / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 14. INFERENCE ON PROPORTIONS Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution / Sampling Distribution of a Proportion / Confidence Intervals / Hypothesis Testing / Sample Size Estimation / Comparison of Two Proportions / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 15. CONTINGENCY TABLES The Chi-Square Test / McNemar''''''''s Test / The Odds Ratio / Berkson''''''''s Fallacy / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 16. MULTIPLE 2 x 2 TABLES Simpson''''''''s Paradox / The Mantel-Haenszel Method / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 17. CORRELATION The Two-Way Scatter Plot / Pearson''''''''s Correlation Coefficient / Spearman''''''''s Rank Correlation Coefficient / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 18. SIMPLE LINEAR REGRESSION Regression Concepts / The Model / Evaluation of the Model / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 19. MULTIPLE REGRESSION The Model / Model Selection / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 20. LOGISTIC REGRESSION The Model / Multiple Logistic Regression / Indicator Variables / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 21. SURVIVAL ANALYSIS Life Table Method / Product-Limit Method / The Log-Rank Test / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 22. SAMPLING THEORY Sampling Schemes / Sources of Bias / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography / APPENDIXES / A: TABLES / B: DATA SETS / INDEX

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1. INTRODUCTION Overview / Review Exercises / Bibliography 2. DATA PRESENTATION Types of Numerical Data / Tables / Graphs / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 3. NUMERICAL SUMMARY MEASURES Measures of Central Tendency / Measures of Dispersion / Grouped Data / Chebychev's Inequality / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 4. RATES AND STANDARDIZATION Rates / Standardization of Rates / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 5.LIFE TABLES Computation of the Life Table / Applications of the Life Table / Years of Potential Life Lost / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 6. PROBABILITY Operations on Events and Probability / Conditional Probability / Bayes' Theorem / Diagnostic Tests / The Relative Risk and the Odds Ratio / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 7. THEORETICAL PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS Probability Distributions / The Binomial Distribution / The Poisson Distribution / The Normal Distribution / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 8. SAMPLING DISTRIBUTION OF THE MEAN Sampling Distributions / The Central Limit Theorem / Applications on the Central Limit Theorem / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 9. CONFIDENCE INTERVALS Two-Sided Confidence Intervals / One-Sided Confidence Intervals / Student's t Distribution / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 10. HYPOTHESIS TESTING General Concepts / Two-Sided Tests of Hypotheses / One-Sided Tests of Hypotheses / Types of Error / Power / Sample Size Estimation / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 11. COMPARISON OF TWO MEANS Paired Samples / Independent Samples / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 12. ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE One-Way Analysis of Variance / Multiple Comparisons Procedures / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 13. NONPARAMETRIC METHODS The Sign Test / The Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test / The Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test / Advantages and Disadvantages of Nonparametric Methods / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 14. INFERENCE ON PROPORTIONS Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution / Sampling Distribution of a Proportion / Confidence Intervals / Hypothesis Testing / Sample Size Estimation / Comparison of Two Proportions / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 15. CONTINGENCY TABLES The Chi-Square Test / McNemar's Test / The Odds Ratio / Berkson's Fallacy / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 16. MULTIPLE 2 x 2 TABLES Simpson's Paradox / The Mantel-Haenszel Method / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 17. CORRELATION The Two-Way Scatter Plot / Pearson's Correlation Coefficient / Spearman's Rank Correlation Coefficient / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 18. SIMPLE LINEAR REGRESSION Regression Concepts / The Model / Evaluation of the Model / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 19. MULTIPLE REGRESSION The Model / Model Selection / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 20. LOGISTIC REGRESSION The Model / Multiple Logistic Regression / Indicator Variables / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 21. SURVIVAL ANALYSIS Life Table Method / Product-Limit Method / The Log-Rank Test / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography 22. SAMPLING THEORY Sampling Schemes / Sources of Bias / Further Applications / Review Exercises / Bibliography / APPENDIXES / A: TABLES / B: DATA SETS / INDEX

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