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Biostatistical Methods (2nd Edition)
Biostatistical Methods: The Assessment of Relative Risks.
Second Edition

John M. Lachin
John Wiley and Sons, 2011
Print ISBN: 9780470508220
Online ISBN: 9780470907412

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.

Click HERE to view the John Wiley and Sons catalog entry and to order.

Click HERE to see the information about the First Edition of the book (2000, ISBN: 0-471-36996-9) including the preface to that edition, its table of contents, overview, course syllabus and access to the programs and data sets used for that edition.

Click here to view the Biostatistical Methods Preface (2nd Edition).

Click here to view the Biostat. Methods (2nd Ed.) Table of Contents. New material added to this edition is designated by an asterisk.

There were some errors in the first printing. Click HERE to see the errata page. 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. The webpage for the first edition (link above) includes the syllabus for the one semester graduate course that I taught from the first edition of the book, excluding the chapter on survival analysis that is the topic of a separate course. I have not taught from the Second Edition.

The webpages for the first edition provide ready access to the data sets and SAS programs used in that edition. That material can also be accessed by clicking Biostatistical Methods Overview. In addition, click Biostatistical Methods (2nd Ed.) Web Docs to access additional data and programs used in the material added to the second edition as noted in the table of contents (link above).

John M. Lachin
JML@bsc.gwu.edu