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Statistical Tools for the Comprehensive Practice of Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Health Sciences
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This book reviews and reinforces the concepts and techniques typical of a first statistics course, and supplement them with additional graphical and non-parametric techniques that may be particularly useful to the IH/EHS practitioner. This book is unique in that it includes both parametric and non-parametric techniques described and illustrated in a worker health and environmental protection practice context.
The book emphasizes the application of statistical tools to IH/EHS-type data in order to answer IH/EHS-relevant questions. The book is organized into nine chapters covering a wide range of topics including: Descriptive Statistics and Methods of Presenting Data, Sampling to Compare Two Conditions, Sampling to Characterize the Exposure Distribution, One-Way Analysis of Variance, Two-Way Analysis of Variance, Correlation and Regression, Goodness of Fit – Analysis of Frequency Data, and Poisson Applications