Header Text: Basic Biostatistics: Statistics for Public Health Practice
 Authors: B. Burt Gerstman
Welcome
Basic Biostatistics is a concise, introductory text that covers biostatistical principles and focuses on the common types of data encountered in public health and biomedical fields. The text puts equal emphasis on exploratory and confirmatory statistical methods. Sampling, exploratory data analysis, estimation, hypothesis testing, and power and precision are covered through detailed, illustrative examples.

Student and Instructor Resources
This website offers students and instructors resources to supplement the text in course use. For students, we offer a free download of WinPepi software, a link to the free download of StaTable software, complete datasets that correspond with the text, and useful tables.

For instructors, we offer an answer key to even-numbered exercises, as well as PowerPoint Presentations, featuring charts and graphs that illustrate key points of the text.

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