By David Clayton, Michael Hills
An important suggestion in information is the likelihood version. in simple terms through totally figuring out this version can one totally comprehend statistical research. using versions in epidemiology, the authors of this self-contained account have selected to stress the function of chance. This method of information is either basic and intuitively pleasing. extra advanced difficulties may be tackled by means of usual extensions of the easy equipment. This exploration of the statistical foundation of epidemiology has been written particularly for execs and graduate scholars in epidemiology, scientific epidemiology, or biostatistics. the easy prerequisite--basic education in biology--assumes no earlier wisdom and the math is intentionally stored at a plausible point. in response to a hugely profitable direction via the world over identified authors, this ebook explains the necessities of statistics for all epidemiologists.