Welcome to a Little Book of R for Biomedical Statistics!

By Avril Coghlan, Parasite Genomics Group, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, U.K. Email: alc@sanger.ac.uk

This is a simple introduction to biomedical statistics using the R statistics software.

There is a pdf version of this booklet available at https://media.readthedocs.org/pdf/a-little-book-of-r-for-biomedical-statistics/latest/a-little-book-of-r-for-biomedical-statistics.pdf.

If you like this booklet, you may also like to check out my booklet on using R for time series analysis, http://a-little-book-of-r-for-time-series.readthedocs.org/ and my booklet on using R for multivariate analysis, http://little-book-of-r-for-multivariate-analysis.readthedocs.org/.



Thank you to Noel O’Boyle for helping in using Sphinx, http://sphinx.pocoo.org, to create this document, and github, https://github.com/, to store different versions of the document as I was writing it, and readthedocs, http://readthedocs.org/, to build and distribute this document.

For very helpful comments and suggestions for improvements, thank you very much to: Tony Burton, Richard A. Friedman, Duleep Samuel, R.Heberto Ghezzo, David Levine, Lavinia Gordon, Friedrich Leisch, and Phil Spector.


I will be grateful if you will send me (Avril Coghlan) corrections or suggestions for improvements to my email address alc@sanger.ac.uk


The content in this book is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.