Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-134) and index.
Laboratory Statistics: Handbook of Formulas and Terms presents common strategies for comparing and evaluating numerical laboratory data. In particular, the text deals with the type of data and problems that laboratory scientists and students in analytical chemistry, clinical chemistry, epidemiology, and clinical research face on a daily basis. This book takes the mystery out of statistics and provides simple, hands-on instructions in the format of everyday formulas. As far as possible, spreadsheet shortcuts and functions are included, along with many simple worked examples. This book is a must-have guide to applied statistics in the lab that will result in improved experimental design and analysis. Features include: comprehensive coverage of simple statistical concepts familiarizes the reader with formatted statistical expression; simple, worked examples make formulas easy to use in real life; spreadsheet functions demonstrate how to find immediate solutions to common problems; and in-depth indexing and frequent use of synonyms facilitate the quick location of appropriate procedures. (source: Nielsen Book Data)