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Statistics bibliography 01 - stats

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Armitage, P. & Berry, G. (2002). Statistical methods in medical research. 4th Edn. Blackwells, Oxford.

 

Atchley, W.R. et al. (1976) Statistical properties of ratios. I. Empirical results. Systematic Zoology 25 (2), 137-148. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/2412740

 

Atchley, W.R. & Anderson, (1978) Ratios and the statistical analysis of biological data (Response). Systematic Zoology 27 (1), 71-78. http://www.jstor.org/stable/2412816

 

Barber, J.A. & Thompson, S.G. (1998). Analysis and interpretation of cost data in randomized controlled trials: review of published studies. BMJ 317, 1195-1200 (31 October). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC28702/pdf/1195.pdf [free pdf]

 

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Bergman, L.R. (1996). Measurement and data quality in longitudinal research. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 5 Supplement 1, 28-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00538540

 

Bland J.M. & Altman D.G. (1996). Transformations, means, and confidence intervals. BMJ 312, 1079 (27 April). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2350916/pdf/bmj00539-0035.pdf [free]

 

Bland, J.M. & Altman, D. (2000). The odds ratio. BMJ 320, 1468 (27 May). http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7247.1468 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1127651/pdf/1468.pdf [free pdf]

 

Bowers, D. (1996). Statistics from scratch: an introduction for health care professionals. Wiley, New York.

 

Chambers, J.M. et al. (1983). Graphical methods for data analysis. Wadsworth International Group/Duxbury Press, Belmont & Boston.

 

Cleveland, W.S. (1985). The elements of graphing data. Wadsworth & Advanced Book Program, Pacific Grove, CA.

 

Cleveland, W.S. (1993). Visualizing data. Hobart Press.

 

Coggon et al. (2003). Epidemiology for the uninitiated. 5th Edn. Wiley-Blackwell.

 

Cohen, J. (1994). The earth is round (p < 0.05). American Psychologist 49 (12), 997-1003. http://www.ics.uci.edu/~sternh/courses/210/cohen94_pval.pdf [free pdf]

 

Conant, J.B. (1951) Science and Common Sense Yale University Press, New Haven, USA

 

Davies, H.T.O. et al. (1998). Information in practice. When can odds ratios mislead? BMJ 316, 989-991 (28 March). http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/316/7136/989 [free html]

 

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Feinstein, A. (1985). Clinical epidemiology: the architecture of clinical research. Saunders, Philadelphia.

 

Feinstein, A.R. (1988). Scientific standards in epidemiologic studies of the menace of daily life. Science 242, 1257-1263 (2 December). http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.3057627 http://www.science.smith.edu/departments/Biochem/Chm_357/Articles/Epidemiology.pdf [free pdf]

 

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Flegal, K.M. et al. (2006). Using adjusted relative risks to calculate attributable fractions. American Journal of Public Health 96 (3), 69-75. http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2005.079731 http://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/pdf/10.2105/AJPH.2005.079731.pdf [free pdf]

 

Forrest, M. & Andersen, B. (1986). Ordinal scale and statistics in medical research. BMJ 292, 537-538 (22 February). http://www.bmj.com/content/292/6519/537.full.pdf+html [free pdf]

 

Frigge et al. (1989). Some implementations of the boxplot. The American Statistician 43 (1), 50-54. http://www.jstor.org/pss/2685173

 

Gaito (1980). Measurement scales and statistics: Resurgence of an old misconception. Psychological Bulletin 87 (3), 564-567. http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/bul/87/3/564/

 

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Griffiths, D. et al. (1998). Understanding Data. Principles and Practice of Statistics. Wiley, Brisbane.

 

Hallett, T.B. (2008). Estimating incidence from prevalence in generalised HIV epidemics: methods and validation. PLoS Medicine 5 (4), e80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.0050080 http://medicine.plosjournals.org/archive/1549-1676/5/4/pdf/10.1371_journal.pmed.0050080-S.pdf [free pdf]

 

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Hurlbert, S.H. (1984) Pseudoreplication and the design of ecological field experiments. Ecological Monographs 54 (2), 187-211. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/1942661 http://share.disl.org/heckseminar/Shared%20Documents/Hurlburt%201984Pseudoreplication.pdf [free pdf]

 

Indrayan, A. & Satyanarayana, L. (2000). Essentials of biostatistics 5. Graphical methods to summarize data. Indian Pediatrics 37 (1), 55-62. http://indianpediatrics.net/jan2000/essential.htm [free html]

 

Jacoby, W.G. (1997). Statistical graphics for univariate and bivariate data. Sage Publications, Beverly Hills, CA.

 

Jacoby, W.G. (2006). The dot plot: A graphical display for labeled quantitative values. The Political Methodologist 14(1): 6-14. http://polisci.msu.edu/jacoby/research/dotplots/ms/Jacoby,%20Dotplots,%205-27-06.pdf [free pdf]

 

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Tom Lang (2004). Twenty Statistical Errors Even YOU Can Find in Biomedical Research Articles. Croatian Medical Journal 45(4):361-370. http://www.veteditors.org/CMJ%2020%20stat%20errors.pdf [Full text]

 

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Simon, J.L. (1993) Resampling: The New Statistics. First edn published by Wadsworth. Second edn published October 1997: http://www.resample.com/content/text/index.shtml [free html]

 

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