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Biostatistical Methods (First Edition)
Biostatistical Methods: The Assessment of Relative Risks

John M. Lachin
John Wiley and Sons, 2000
ISBN: 0-471-36996-9

NO LONGER IN PRINT--Click here to go to the webpage for Biostatistical Methods (2nd Edition)

Click here to view the Biostatistical Methods Preface.

Click here to view the Biostat. Methods Table of Contents.

Click here for an overview of the book

Click here to view the John Wiley and Sons catalogue entry and to order.

Thank you for your interest in this book. I have established this site to facilitate the use of the book for personal study and in courses.

Numerous errors have been detected to date in the first printing. Many but not all of these errors were corrected in later printings. The printing of your copy of the book can be determined by the lowest number on the line at the bottom of the copyright page (iv, not numbered). Click here to see the errata page for the first printing, or here for the second printing, or here for the third printing. If you feel that you have uncovered an error, please share it with me so that I can post an appropriate correction or clarification. I apologize for this inconvenience.

As stated in the Preface, the principal objective of this book is as a textbook for courses in biostatistical methods at the graduate level. Click here to examine the syllabus for the one semester graduate course that I teach from the book, excluding the chapter on survival analysis that is the topic of a separate course.

This site provides ready access to the principal data sets presented in or referred to in the book, and my supplemental SAS programs that provide many computations not provided by the standard SAS procedures. This site will also provide supplemental problems or data sets that I and others find helpful. I welcome suggestions for additional problems, data sets and programs.

This site will be updated periodically. In the meanwhile, please contact me if I can provide any additional information.

John M. Lachin
JML@biostat.bsc.gwu.edu