Biostatistics [Paperback]

ISBN: 9789384007591

Edition: 3rd Edition

Author : Veer Bala Rastogi

Year: 2015

Pages: 471

Publisher Name: Medtec

Rs. 495.00
Rs. 396.00

Third Edition of the Fundamentals of Biostatistics, rich in contents through the addition of some useful chapters, provides an indepth yet basic knowledge of Biostatistics and its applications to students at graduate and postgraduate levels who are pursuing subjects like Zoology, Botany, Microbiology, Agriculture, Environmental Biology, Public Health, Medical, Nursing and Paramedical, etc . The author's approach throughout has been to make the subject comprehensible even to those students who do not have the mathematical background.

The book, written in simple language, illustrates the problems that one commonly comes across in everyday life. The real life examples taken from biological and other relevant fields are unique features of the book. The treatment of subject matter is simple, clear and comprehensive. Statistical methods have been discussed at the end of each topic accompanied by step by step solutions of the given exercises.

This revised and enlarged edition will be found increasingly useful with additional and updated information. Almost every chapter has some additional information and a large number of solved examples. 

UNIT      I               EXPLORATORY DATA ANALYSIS

CHAPTER   1.       Introduction to Biostatistics

CHAPTER   2.       Statistical Data

CHAPTER   3.       Organisation and Classification of Data

CHAPTER   4.       Frequency Distribution

CHAPTER   5.       Representation of Data

CHAPTER   6.       Measures of Central Tendency

CHAPTER   7.       Measures of Location or Averages of Partition Values

CHAPTER   8.       Measures of Variability or Dispersion

UNIT      II             BASIC PROBABILITY THEORY

CHAPTER   9.       Probability

CHAPTER   10.    Set Theory and Venn Diagram

UNIT      III            PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTION AND APPLICATION

CHAPTER   11.    Probability Distribution: Normal Distribution

CHAPTER   12.    Probability Distribution (Binomial and Poisson Distribution)

UNIT      IV            INFERENTIAL STATISTICS AND HYPOTHESIS TESTING

CHAPTER   13.    Inferential Statistics, Hypothesis Testing and Test of Significance

CHAPTER   14.    Nonparametric or Distribution free Statistical Tests

CHAPTER   15.    Correlation

CHAPTER   16.    Regression

CHAPTER   17.    Student’s t-Test

CHAPTER   18.    Analysis of Variance (ANOYA or F-Ratio)

CHAPTER   19.    Chi-square Test

UNIT      V             DEMOGRAPHY AND VITAL STATISTICS

CHAPTER   20.    Demography and Vital Statistics

CHAPTER   21.    Measures of Population and Vital Statistics

UNIT      VI            DESIGNING AND METHODOLOGY

CHAPTER   22.    Designing and Methodology o f an Experiment  

Dr. Veer Bala Rastogi, with 45 years of teaching experience, combines in herself the academic as well as pragmatic approach. She retired as Associate Professor from Gargi College, University of Delhi, after teaching biological sciences for more than 45 years. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Zoology and had been a member of the academic staff of Zoology Department, Meerut College from 1961 to 1967. She had also been a member of the Textbook Evaluation Committee of NCERT. She is author of a number of school books in biology recommended by various boards of studies including ISC, CBSE and Universities. Her latest book is on Organic Evolution which brings functional approach to the subject. Dr. Rastogi was conferred the Distinguished Author Award, 2012 by the Federation of Educational Publishers in India, Delhi.

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