Introduction. Probability. Sampling. Presentation Modes. Measures of Central Tendency. The Normal Distribution and Data Transformation. Confidence Intervals and Tolerance Limits. Hypothesis Testing. T-Tests. One-Way Analysis of Variance. Multiple Comparison Tests. Factorial Designs: An Introduction. Correlation. Linear Regression. Z-Tests of Proportions. Chi Square Tests. Measures of Association. Odds Ratios and Relative Risk Ratios. Evidence Based Practice: An Introduction. Survival Statistics. Nonparametric Tests. Statistical Tests for Equivalence. Outlier Tests. Statistical Errors in the Literature. Appendices. Index.
James E. De Muth
"The book's coverage ... is immense and very impressive. The
book also well describes introductory statistics, and coverage of
normal outcomes was exemplary. The multiple comparisons and
nonparametric statistics chapters in particular were outstanding.
The third edition has made notable improvements over the second
edition in several chapters; there are too many to describe here.
... very well written and easy to read. ... very useful and unique
reading, given its wide practical coverage and the approaches
taken. I have added this book to my go-to reference sources ... a
very good teaching introduction to statistics for undergraduate and
graduate students ... This book may be most useful for persons
involved in preclinical and Phase 1 studies where standard normal,
binomial, and nonparametric methods are used."
-Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics, 2015Praise for the Second Edition:"Dr. De Muth writes clearly about a very complex subject ... The second edition has been expanded and is an even more comprehensive description of the statistics used within the pharmaceutical industry and the health care system. ... a very useful reference tool for the pharmaceutical scientist and clinician..."
-Frank J. Ascione, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy"De Muth has written a book that is both elegant and simple ... [it] enables the reader to clearly understand how to appropriately use statistics in designing studies and just as importantly determine when statistics should not be used ... an excellent reference book that will enable the non-statistician to appropriately use statistical approaches ... A unique attribute of this statistical textbook is the acknowledgement of how statistical tests can be misused ... useful information helps the non-statistician avoid some of the common errors that are made when using statistical approaches in the analysis of data."
-Mark N. Milton, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc."The