Term: Binomial Distribution

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2013-10-04


A discrete probability distribution appropriate for analyzing count data when an event can have only two possible outcomes (Rosner, 1995).

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  • Rosner B. Fundamentals of Biostatistics; Fourth Edition. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company; 1995.(View)

Term used in 

  • Fransoo R, Martens P, The Need to Know Team, Prior H, Burchill C, Koseva I, Rajotte L. Who is in our Hospitals.and why? Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2013. [Summary] [Full Report] [Data extras] (View)