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### Major Topics in Biostatistics and Statistics in Alphabetical Order:

**Editor-In-Chief:** C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1], Jacki Buros [2], Sabina A. Murphy, M.P.H. [3], Jie Qin, M.S. [4]

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### Major Topics in Biostatistics and Statistics in Alphabetical Order:

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## A

## B

## C

## D

## E

## F

## G

## H

## I

## J

James-Stein estimator | Jarque-Bera test | Jeffreys prior | Jackknife |

Jensen's inequality |

## K

## L

## M

## N

## O

Observational error | Odds | Odds ratio | Omnibus test |

Omitted-variable bias | Opinion poll | Order statistic | Ordered logit |

Ordered probit | Ordinal data | Ordination (statistics) | Outlier |

Overfitting |

## P

## Q

## R

## S

## T

## U

U test | Unbiased estimator—see bias (statistics) | Unbiased estimation of standard deviation | Uncomfortable science |

Unexplained variance | Unit root test | Unit-weighted regression | Urn problem |

## V

Validity (statistics) | Variance | Variance-to-mean ratio | Variogram |

VC dimension | VC theory | von Mises-Fisher distribution | Vysochanskiï-Petunin inequality |

## W

## X

X-12-ARIMA | X-bar/R chart |

## Y

Yamartino method | Yates' correction for continuity | Yule-Simon distribution |

## Z

Z score | z-factor | z statistic | Z-test |

Zipf-Mandelbrot law |