Statistical Estimation of Epidemiological Risk

Statistical Estimation of Epidemiological Risk

Author(s): Kung-Jong Lui

Published Online: 15 MAR 2004

Print ISBN: 9780470850718

Online ISBN: 9780470094082

DOI: 10.1002/0470094087

Series Editor(s): Stephen Senn, Vic Barnett

About this Book

Statistical Estimation of Epidemiological Risk provides coverage of the most important epidemiological indices, and includes recent developments in the field. A useful reference source for biostatisticians and epidemiologists working in disease prevention, as the chapters are self-contained and feature numerous real examples. It has been written at a level suitable for public health professionals with a limited knowledge of statistics.

Other key features include:

  • Provides comprehensive coverage of the key epidemiological indices.
  • Includes coverage of various sampling methods, and pointers to where each should be used.
  • Includes up-to-date references and recent developments in the field.
  • Features many real examples, emphasising the practical nature of the book.
  • Each chapter is self-contained, allowing the book to be used as a useful reference source.
  • Includes exercises, enabling use as a course text.

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