Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences, 2nd edition

  • Marc M. Triola
  • Mario F. Triola
  • Jason Roy

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For courses in Introductory Statistics


Real-world applications connect statistical concepts to everyday life.

Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences uses a variety of real-world applications to bring statistical theories and methods to life. Through these examples and a friendly writing style, the 2nd Edition ensures that you understand concepts and develop skills in critical thinking, technology, and communication. The result of collaboration between a biological sciences expert and the author of the #1 statistics book in the country, Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences provides an excellent introduction to statistics for readers interested in the biological, life, medical, and health sciences.


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Table of contents

1.      Introduction to Statistics

2.      Exploring Data with Tables and Graphs

3.      Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Data

4.      Probability

5.      Discrete Probability Distributions

6.      Normal Probability Distributions

7.      Estimating Parameters and Determining Sample Sizes

8.      Hypothesis Testing

9.      Inferences from Two Samples

10.   Correlation and Regression

11.   Goodness-of-Fit and Contingency Tables

12.   Analysis of Variance

13.   Nonparametric Tests

14.   Survival Analysis

Published by Pearson (January 1st 2017) - Copyright © 2018