Biostatistics for Non-Biostatisticians


This booklet is designed for people working in the pharmaceutical industry who are not statisticians, but who need an understanding of biostatistics in order to evaluate evidence and/or talk to their customers effectively. We hope that you find this brief introduction to biostatistics both informative and useful.

Some of the topics discussed:

  • Interpreting data for clinical research
  • Basic concepts: populations and samples, percentiles etc.
  • Intermediate concepts: power, significance and tests
  • Advanced concepts: regression analyses