Book DetailAuthor/Editor(s): Ding-Geng Din Chen, Jeffrey R. Wilson
Publication Date: September 1, 2015
Size: 3.73 MB
Book DescriptionThe book brings together experts working in public health and multi-disciplinary areas to present recent issues in statistical methodological development and their applications. This timely book will impact model development and data analyses of public health research across a wide spectrum of analysis. Data and software used in the studies are available for the reader to replicate the models and outcomes. The fifteen chapters range in focus from techniques for dealing with missing data with Bayesian estimation, health surveillance and population definition and implications in applied latent class analysis, to multiple comparison and meta-analysis in public health data. Researchers in biomedical and public health research will find this book to be a useful reference, and it can be used in graduate level classes.
The book is a compilation of new developments in statistical methods and applications relevant in public health research. … The primary audience is statisticians and researchers in biomedical and public health research. … Each chapter ends with a set of references for further reading. … This is an excellent book, with chapters addressing innovative statistical methods for specific statistical situations, targeted at researchers in the biomedical or public health fields.
--Kamesh Sivagnanam, Doody’s Book Reviews, January, 2016