Main Content for Cengage Brain Product Section
Use Email, Facebook, Twitter and more to share this product information with your friends.
Product Details

Biostatistics: An Applied Introduction for the Public Health Practitioner, 1st Edition

Biostatistics: An Ap…,9781111035143
  • AUTHORS: Bush, Heather M. - ©2012

  • ISBN10: 1-111-03514-8

  • ISBN13: 978-1-111-03514-3

BIOSTATISTICS: AN APPLIED INTRODUCTION FOR THE PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTITIONER is designed to help you understand and apply essential biostatistics concepts. This innovative new text emphasizes real-world public health problems and the research questions they inspire. This text provides a unique introduction to statistical concepts and methods used by working professionals during investigations. Unlike other texts that assume a strong knowledge of mathematics or rely heavily on formulas, BIOSTATISTICS consistently emphasizes the public health context, making even complex material both accessible and relevant. The first chapter introduces common statistical terminology by explaining them in clear language, while subsequent chapters explore the most useful and versatile statistical methods for a variety of public health research questions. For each type of question, the author presents a range of applicable methods, from descriptions of data to simple statistical tests, generalized linear models, and multiple variable regression. The text's step-by-step coverage of fundamental concepts is perfect for students new to the field, but its depth and detail also make it ideal for two-course series in M.P.H. or M.H.A. programs, or for working professionals. This invaluable resource will help you interpret and conduct statistical studies and support effective evidence-based practice.

Additional versions of this product's ISBNs

  • ISBN10: 1111035148

  • ISBN13: 9781111035143

Content here is associated with the currently displayed main product. Tab through the options to make your selection. If the selected product has any additional options, they will be show after you select a product.

Purchase Options

List$133.95

Purchase Options

$106.99

Save $26.96!

FREE eBOOK while your book ships!

FREE SHIPPING on orders over $25!

Paperback version of the text. New book. Ships in 3-5 days. FREE shipping on orders over $25.

Paperback version of the text. New book. Ships in 3-5 days. FREE shipping on orders over $25.

Paperback version of the text. New book. Ships in 3-5 days. FREE shipping on orders over $25.

from$39.99

Save up to $93.96!

  • $39.99

    Save $93.96!

  • $45.49

    Save $88.46!

  • $49.49

    Save $84.46!

  • $55.49

    Save $78.46!

eBook rental

Select the radio button next to "eBook" to see eBook access lengths and savings amounts.

Highlight, take notes, search, print, online/offline & mobile access.


eBook rental

Select the radio button next to "eBook" to see eBook access lengths and savings amounts.

Highlight, take notes, search, print, online/offline & mobile access.


eBook rental

Select the radio button next to "eBook" to see eBook access lengths and savings amounts.

Highlight, take notes, search, print, online/offline & mobile access.


each$9.49

eChapter Options
  • FREE
    Table of Contents (and additional FREE Content)
  • FREE
    eChapter 1: An Overview of Statistical Concepts
eChapter rental

Select the radio button next to "eChapters" to see eChapter purchase options.

Highlight, take notes, search, print, online/offline & mobile access.

The table of contents & first chapter are free with your purchase of other eChapters. They will automatically be added to your "My Home" page after completion of your purchase.

Learn more about eBook and eChapter rentals

eChapter rental

Select the radio button next to "eChapters" to see eChapter purchase options.

Highlight, take notes, search, print, online/offline & mobile access.

The table of contents & first chapter are free with your purchase of other eChapters. They will automatically be added to your "My Home" page after completion of your purchase.

Learn more about eBook and eChapter rentals

eChapter rental

Select the radio button next to "eChapters" to see eChapter purchase options.

Highlight, take notes, search, print, online/offline & mobile access.

The table of contents & first chapter are free with your purchase of other eChapters. They will automatically be added to your "My Home" page after completion of your purchase.

Learn more about eBook and eChapter rentals

Related products are listed below
Principles of Public…
Principles of Public Health Practice, 3rd Edition

ISBN10: 1-4180-6725-3
ISBN13: 978-1-4180-6725-0

$172.49