Written by one of the top biostatisticians in the field, Statistics for Epidemiology fills a substantial niche by explaining the ideas behind the analysis of epidemiological data without requiring a high level of mathematics or resorting to a "cookbook" format. It covers the basic material for analyzing data that arise from simple epidemiological studies, including case-control and matched studies. Methodologically, it describes stratification techniques for handling confounding and interaction and the logistic regression model. The author uses a case-study approach, following a few simple examples through several method chapters rather than introducing a different example at each stage.
- Publication Date:
- 26 / 08 / 2003