Statistics for Veterinary and Animal Science

Editor/Author Petrie, Aviva and Watson, Paul
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $63.99
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $95.98
ISBN: 978-0-47-067075-0
Category: Animals & Veterinary Medicine
Image Count: 92
Book Status: Available
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This book will enable you to handle numerical data and critically appraise the veterinary and animal science literature. Written in a non-mathematical way, the emphasis is on understanding the underlying concepts and correctly interpreting computer output, and not on working through mathematical formulae.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface to third edition
  • Preface to second edition
  • Preface to first edition
  • About the companion website
  • 1 The whys and wherefores of statistics
  • 2 Descriptive statistics
  • 3 Probability and probability distributions
  • 4 Sampling and sampling distributions
  • 5 Experimental design and clinical trials
  • 6 An introduction to hypothesis testing
  • 7 Hypothesis tests 1 – the t-test: comparing one or two means
  • 8 Hypothesis tests 2 – the F-test: comparing two variances or more than two means
  • 9 Hypothesis tests 3 – the Chi-squared test: comparing proportions
  • 10 Linear correlation and regression
  • 11 Further regression analyses
  • 13 Further aspects of design and analysis
  • 14 Additional techniques
  • 15 Some specialized issues and procedures
  • 16 Evidence-based veterinary medicine
  • 17 Reporting guidelines
  • 18 Critical appraisal of reported studies
  • Solutions to exercises
  • Appendices
  • A Statistical tables
  • B Tables of confidence intervals
  • C Glossary of notation
  • D Glossary of terms
  • E Flowcharts for selection of appropriate tests
  • References