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biostatistics

 [bi″o-stah-tis´tiks]
the application of statistics to biology, medicine, nursing, and other health-related professions.

bi·o·sta·tis·tics

(bī'ō-stă-tis'tiks),
The science of statistics applied to biologic or medical data.

biostatistics

/bio·sta·tis·tics/ (-stah-tis´tiks) biometry.

biostatistics

(bī′ō-stə-tĭs′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
Application of statistics to the analysis of biological and medical data.

biostatistics

[-stətis′tiks]
numeric data on births, deaths, diseases, injuries, and other factors affecting the general health and condition of human populations. Also called vital statistics.

biostatistics

(1) A branch of applied statistics which deals with the statistical evaluation of experimental research or clinical trials.
(2) The use of statistics to analyse biological and medical data.

bi·o·sta·tis·tics

(bī'ō-stă-tis'tiks)
The science of statistics applied to biologic or medical data.

biostatistics

vital statistics.
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Furthermore, 81% of residents indicated their biostatistician was outside their program reflecting the small size of most individual research programs and probable increased cost for data analysis.
Health-related findings such as these, or others concerning healthcare costs and quality, are usually based on the work of biostatisticians.
In a clinical study with a new drug for treating sleep disorders, an internal biostatistician with experience in this domain included a couple of extra measures in the study design.
These were well-organized groups, with strong section/program leadership and biostatisticians.
The real-life systems we're trying to understand are just immensely complex," says biostatistician Thomas Kepler of Duke University in Durham, N.
Stafford joined Quintiles in 1985 as a biostatistician and the company's 23rd employee.
Tian was an International Visiting Scholar and leading biostatistician with the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG), a non-profit clinical and scientific research organization in the field of gynecologic malignancies.
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Doctors may soon be able to use certain cognitive tests to help judge which patients with Alzheimer's disease can drive without endangering themselves or others, according to a new study led by a University of Iowa biostatistician.
Any cluster of human cases with a strain that doesn't look like a standard winter-flu strain would be sufficient to indicate an imminent threat warranting a coordinated global response, according to biostatistician Ira M.
The new results support the use of surgery in some cases of prostate cancer, comments biostatistician James A.
To document short-term regional and seasonal differences in pollution-related deaths, biostatistician Roger D.
Stat, a biostatistician with more than 20 years experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, has joined Abt Bio-Pharma Solutions, Inc.