Recent content by not so clever doc

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    Need help with a simple formula i think?

    Ok, I think we’re getting there..... let’s see.... I hope we are on track, otherwise I might be on the wrong forum perhaps ....: Not convinced we need stochastic modelling (I am sure these formulae are not trivial) with epidemiological data or disease evolution as such: let’s assume...
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    Need help with a simple formula i think?

    Hmmmmnnnnn, not taking into account grammar, even though English is not my first language I will try a step by step approach. I am not sure which criterion(or is it criteria) you refer to, or whether this has a special meaning in statistics, but here goes .... step by step... 1. We are offering...
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    Need help with a simple formula i think?

    Thank you Staassis, and my apologies for the frustration caused.... I am no statistician.... Essentially I want to screen for the incidence (new cases) of a disease in a fixed number of people over time (my population) over set periods be it monthly etc. And I want to have a formula to work out...
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    Need help with a simple formula i think?

    Hi there, thank you for your reply..... Hope this helps.... I want to screen a population for a sexually transmitted disease (let’s say gonorrhoea) .... I want to know how many people (of a population say 500, 1000, 2000 people etc) I have to screen how often ( monthly, quarterly, annually) to...
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    Need help with a simple formula i think?

    Anyone who can help, would be great please.... essentially, I have a very simple question that can be answered by most clever stats guru's, of which I am not one, so ever grateful and hoping I get a reply: I want to test/screen a population for lets say a an illness (any random illness will...