Series 1: Biostatistics
ISBN : 81-88279-45-5
Year: 2007
Pages VIII + 456
Crown Size Rs.270/-

BIOSTATISTICS FOR PHARMACY

Contents

Introduction

Data Collection and Treatment

 • Introduction  • Significant digits and rounding off numbers  • Data collection  • Sampling techniques  • Size of the sample  • Data organization  • Dispersion: Variance and standard deviation  • Significance of difference in means and proportions  • Coefficient of variation  • Inferential statistics : Confidence interval or confidence limits or fiducial limits  • Skewness, moments and kurtosis  • Illustrative problems  • Review exercises

Probability and Probability Distributions

 • Introduction  • Probability  • Theorems of probability  • Probability applications  • Conditional probability  • Baye's theorem  • Probability distributions  • Illustrative problems  • Review exercises

Correlation and Regression

 • Introduction  • Correlation analysis  • Types of correlation  • Methods of studying correlation  • Degree of correlation  • Significance test of correlation coefficient  • Regression analysis  • Linear regression analysis  • Significance test for regression coefficient  • Uses of regression analysis  • Illustrative problems  • Review exercises

Tests of Significance

 • Introduction  • Comparison of means of two samples  • Illustrative problems  • Review exercises

Chi-square Test

 • Introduction  • Characteristics of chi-square test  • Assumptions for validity of chi-square test  • Applications of chi-square test  • Illustrative problems  • Review exercises

Analysis of Variance

 • Introduction  • Technique of analysing variance  • Procedure for calculation of F-statistic  • Analysis of variance in one-way classification (one-factor analysis)  • Analysis of variance in one-way classification for samples of unequal size  • Analysis of variance in two-way classification (Two-factor analysis)  • The F-analysis by coding method  • Missing data formula technique for analysis of variance  • Testing for significant difference between individual pairs of means  • Illustrative problems  • Review exercises

Experimental Designs

 • Introduction  • Basic principles of experimental design  • Experimental designs Statistical Quality Control  • Introduction  • Types of control  • Control charts  • Types of control charts  • Advantages of statistical quality control  • Illustrative problems  • Review exercises  • Table of control chart constants

Bibliography

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