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Author Broemeling, Lyle D., 1939-
Title Bayesian methods in epidemiology [electronic resource] / Lyle D. Broemeling.
Publication Info. Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, c2014.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series Chapman & Hall/CRC biostatistics series (Unnumbered)
Contents Front Cover; Contents; Chapter 1 -- Introduction to Bayesian Methods in Epidemiology; Chapter 2 -- A Bayesian Perspective of Association between Risk Exposure and Disease; Chapter 3 -- Bayesian Methods of Adjustment of Data; Chapter 4 -- Regression Methods for Adjustment; Chapter 5 -- A Bayesian Approach to Life Tables; Chapter 6 -- A Bayesian Approach to Survival Analysis; Chapter 7 -- Screening for Disease; Chapter 8 -- Statistical Models for Epidemiology; Appendix A: Introduction to Bayesian Statistics; Appendix B: Introduction to WinBUGS; Back Cover
Note Written by a biostatistics expert with over 20 years of experience in the field, Bayesian Methods in Epidemiology presents statistical methods used in epidemiology from a Bayesian viewpoint. It employs the software package WinBUGS to carry out the analyses and offers the code in the text and for download online. The book examines study designs that investigate the association between exposure to risk factors and the occurrence of disease. It covers introductory adjustment techniques to compare mortality between states and regression methods to study the association between various risk factors.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on Sept. 17, 2013).
Subject Epidemiology -- Statistical methods.
Bayesian statistical decision theory.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
ISBN 9781466564985 (electronic bk.)
1466564989 (electronic bk.)
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