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Author Cohn, Victor, 1919-
Title News & numbers [electronic resource] : a writer's guide to statistics / Victor Cohn and Lewis Cope ; with Deborah Cohn Runkle.
Publication Info. Malden : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
Edition 3rd ed.
Location Call No. Status Notes
 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-ebrary    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description xv, 181 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Where we can do better -- Certainty of uncertainty -- Testing the evidence -- What's a good study -- Your questions and peer review -- A guide to the second half of news & numbers -- Tests and drug trials -- Vital statistics -- Health costs, quality and insurance -- Our environment -- Writing about risks -- Polls -- Statistical savvy for many types of news -- Epilogue.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Public health -- Statistics.
Environmental health -- Statistics.
Vital statistics.
Added Author Cope, Lewis, 1934-
Cohn Runkle, Deborah.
ebrary, Inc.
Added Title News and numbers
ISBN 9780470671344 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781405160964 (pbk.)
9781444344349 (epub)
9781444344356 (Kindle)
9781444344332 (e-book)
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