Statistical and Methodological Aspects of Oral Health Research

Statistical and Methodological Aspects of Oral Health Research

Editor(s): Emmanuel Lesaffre, Jocelyne Feine, Brian Leroux, Dominique Declerck

Published Online: 6 MAR 2009

Print ISBN: 9780470517925

Online ISBN: 9780470744116

DOI: 10.1002/9780470744116

About this Book

Statistical and Methodological Aspects of Oral Health Research provides oral health researchers with an overview of the methodological aspects that are important in planning, conducting and analyzing their research projects whilst also providing biostatisticians with an idea of the statistical problems that arise when tackling oral health research questions.

This collection presents critical reflections on oral health research and offers advice on practical aspects of setting up research whilst introducing the reader to basic as well as advanced statistical methodology.

Features:

  • An introduction to research methodology and an exposition of the state of the art.
  • A variety of examples from oral health research.
  • Contributions from well-known oral health researchers, epidemiologists and biostatisticians, all of whom have rich experience in this area.
  • Recent developments in statistical methodology prompted by a variety of dental applications.

Presenting both an introduction to research methodology and an exposition of the latest advances in oral health research, this book will appeal both beginning and experienced oral health researchers as well as biostatisticians and epidemiologists.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I

  2. Part II

    1. Chapter 8

      Qualitative Research (pages 113–130)

      Christophe Bedos, Pierre Pluye, Christine Loignon and Alissa Levine

  3. Part III

    1. Chapter 10

      Start with the Basics (pages 145–182)

      Manal A. Awad, Nico Nagelkerke and Emmanuel Lesaffre

  4. Part IV

    1. Chapter 15

      Failure Time Analysis (pages 259–277)

      Thomas A. Gerds, Vibeke Qvist, Jörg R. Strub, Christian B. Pipper, Thomas H. Scheike and Niels Keiding

    2. Chapter 18

      The Bayesian Approach (pages 315–338)

      Emmanuel Lesaffre, Arnošt Komárek and Alejandro Jara

  5. Part V

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