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Medical Biostatistics

The Get-It-Done Data Analysis: Perform a Statistical Analysis That Will Get Your Research Published

Chapter 1. Dataset

by (author) Edgar Guzman

by (photographer) Lana Guzman

Initial publish date
Dec 2021
Biostatistics, Statistics, Statistics, Regression Analysis, General, Statistics, Multivariate Analysis, Statistics, Statistics
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    Dec 2021
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A dataset is a collection of information that you gather from a single, several or a large number of sources. When explaining or process or a phenomenon, you need a dataset to be able explain that process or phenomenon. In this chapter, I discuss the elements that comprise a good dataset; a dataset that will help you understand a process or a phenomenon.

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Contributor Notes

Dr. Edgar Guzman holds PhD in Water Sciences with specialization in Applied Statistics for Hydrology. Dr. Guzman has two decades of academic and business experience. For the past decade, he has been acting as a business consultant catering to the diverse Statistics consulting needs of academic and business clients. During this time, Dr. Guzman has consulted over a hundred clients in Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia. The focus of his research is Applied Statistics in the medical and business fields. Dr. Guzman is the first author of a number of articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals in North America and is a reviewer in 6 North American peer-reviewed scientific journals.

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