8. Hypothesis Testing: One-Sample Case

  1. Jay S. Kim Ph.D. and
  2. Ronald J. Dailey Ph.D.

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470388303.ch8

Biostatistics for Oral Healthcare

Biostatistics for Oral Healthcare

How to Cite

Kim, J. S. and Dailey, R. J. (2007) Hypothesis Testing: One-Sample Case, in Biostatistics for Oral Healthcare, Blackwell Munksgaard, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470388303.ch8

Author Information

  1. Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda, California 92350

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 13 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813828183

Online ISBN: 9780470388303

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Keywords:

  • hypothesis testing;
  • statistical inference;
  • health sciences;
  • statistical test;
  • gingival enlargement

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Concepts of Hypothesis Testing

  • One—Tailed Z Test of the Mean of a Normal Distribution When σ2 Is Known

  • Two—Tailed Z Test of the Mean of a Normal Distribution When σ2 Is Known

  • t Test of the Mean of a Normal Distribution

  • The Power of a Test and Sample Size

  • One—Sample Test for a Binomial Proportion

  • One—Sample χ2 Test for the Variance of a Normal Distribution

  • Exercises

  • References