By Lyle D. Broemeling
Written via a biostatistics professional with over twenty years of expertise within the box, Bayesian tools in Epidemiology offers statistical tools utilized in epidemiology from a Bayesian standpoint. It employs the software program package deal WinBUGS to hold out the analyses and provides the code within the textual content and for obtain online.
The ebook examines examine designs that examine the organization among publicity to chance elements and the prevalence of ailment. It covers introductory adjustment options to check mortality among states and regression how you can examine the organization among a variety of danger components and sickness, together with logistic regression, uncomplicated and a number of linear regression, categorical/ordinal regression, and nonlinear types. The textual content additionally introduces a Bayesian procedure for the estimation of survival through existence tables and illustrates different methods to estimate survival, together with a parametric version in accordance with the Weibull distribution and the Cox proportional dangers (nonparametric) version. utilizing Bayesian how to estimate the lead time of the modality, the writer explains how you can reveal for a affliction between members that don't show any signs of the sickness.
With many examples and end-of-chapter workouts, this publication is the 1st to introduce epidemiology from a Bayesian viewpoint. It exhibits epidemiologists how those Bayesian types and strategies are beneficial in learning the organization among sickness and publicity to chance factors.
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Bayesian Methods in Epidemiology (Chapman & Hall/CRC Biostatistics Series) by Lyle D. Broemeling