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Public Health: Biostatistics

Sources for all disciplines charged with ensuring the health of whole populations.

Statistical Tools

Brett Keller - "Hunger Games Survival Analysis" - recommended by a UF PhD student in Epidemiology.

Statwing - Program that analyzes data from your spreadsheets. Demo included. This version is supposedly compatible with all operating systems as long as they're sufficiently up to date.

Wolfram Alpha Statistics & Data Analysis  = descriptive stats, regression analysis, statistical distribution & probability.

 

The Health Science Center Library loaded SAS and SPSS software on some computers for your use. Ask at the 1st floor Information desk which computers. Please note that we don't offer instruction or troubleshooting--just the software.

Databases

MathSciNet - in the Ebsco suite of databases

Biostatistics E-Books

Adaptive Designs for Sequential Treatment Allocation, 1 ed. Antognini, 2015.

Basic & Clinical Biostatistics. 4e. Beth Dawson, Robert G. Trapp. McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. 2001.

Dynamical Biostatistical Models. Commenges, 2015.

Empirical Likelihood Method in Survival Analysis.Zhou, 2016.

Handbook of Survival Analysis. Klein, 2014.

Interval-Censored Time-to-Event Data: Methods and Applications.Chen, 2013.

Meta-regression Approaches: What, Why, When and How?  Sally C Morton,  John L Adams, Marika J Suttorp, Paul G Shekelle. AHRQ Technical Reviews, No. 8, Report No.: 04-0033. March 2004.

Primer of Biostatistics. 6 ed. Stanton Glantz. McGraw-Hill, 2005.

Randomization in clinical trials: theory and practice, 2 ed. Rosenberger, Lachin, 2015.

Stochastic models with applications to genetics, cancers, AIDS and other biomedical systems, 2 ed. Tan,2016.

Systems to Rate the Strength of Scientific Evidence. Suzanne West, Valerie King, Timothy S Carey, Kathleen N Lohr, Nikki McKoy, Sonya F Sutton, BSPH,  Linda Lux.Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 47, Report No.: 02-E016. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Qualitiy (US); April 2002.

 

Don't forget the possibility of PRINT books on the library's shelves--including some recent titles not yet (or ever?) out in ebook format.

Biostatistics Online Tutorials

Little Handbook of Statistical Practice (Tufts)

A Mathematical Way to Think about Biology  - Videos and open course ware on topics like stochastic dynamics, probability and statsitsics, uncertainty propagation, physical oncology, differential equations and more.

Pitt's Statistical SuperCourse

Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics

StatSoft Electronic Textbook - "more online textbook than course"

Web Interface for Statistical Education tutorials

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