By David G. Kleinbaum
This highly regarded textbook is now in its 3rd variation. no matter if scholars or operating pros, readers relish its exact "lecture publication" structure. they generally say the publication reads like they're hearing an exceptional lecturer. This variation comprises 3 new chapters, an up-to-date laptop appendix, and an extended part approximately modeling directions that reflect on causal diagrams.
Like prior variants, this textbook offers a hugely readable description of primary and extra complicated techniques and techniques of logistic regression. it's compatible for researchers and statisticians in clinical and different lifestyles sciences in addition to academicians instructing second-level regression equipment classes.
The new chapters are:
• extra Modeling method concerns, together with technique with numerous exposures, screening variables, collinearity, influential observations and multiple-testing
• Assessing Goodness to slot for Logistic Regression
• Assessing Discriminatory functionality of a Binary Logistic version: ROC Curves
The desktop Appendix offers step by step directions for utilizing STATA (version 10.0), SAS (version 9.2), and SPSS (version sixteen) for techniques defined often textual content.
David Kleinbaum is Professor of Epidemiology at Emory collage Rollins institution of Public overall healthiness in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Kleinbaum is across the world recognized for his leading edge textbooks and educating on epidemiological tools, a number of linear regression, logistic regression, and survival research. He has taught greater than 2 hundred classes around the world. The recipient of various educating awards, he acquired the 1st organization of faculties of Public well-being Pfizer Award for individual profession educating in 2005.
Mitchel Klein is learn Assistant Professor with a joint appointment within the Environmental and Occupational health and wellbeing division and the Epidemiology division at Emory college Rollins tuition of Public healthiness. He has effectively designed and taught epidemiologic equipment physicians at Emory’s grasp of technology in medical study software. Dr. Klein is co-author with Dr. Kleinbaum of the second one version of Survival Analysis-A Self-Learning Text.