Applications of statistics to medical science (1) Fundamental concepts.J Nippon Med Sch. 2011;78(5):274-9
Authors: Watanabe H
The conceptual framework of statistical tests and statistical inferences are discussed, and the epidemiological background of statistics is briefly reviewed. This study is one of a series in which we survey the basics of statistics and practical methods used in medical statistics. Arguments related to actual statistical analysis procedures will be made in subsequent papers.