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92974 Introduction to Biostatistics

6cp; block, 7hpw x 3wks; 500-level subject; research subject
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.

Research subject


Postgraduate

Description

This purpose of this subject is to provide students with an understanding of statistical reasoning and its application to epidemiological studies and the ability to read and critically evaluate the statistical section of journal articles. This subject introduces basic statistical concepts of: data presentation; probability distributions; confidence intervals and hypothesis testing; sample size and power; analysis of variance; correlation; and non-parametric tests. The subject does not focus on computing skills, but instead on interpretation of output and the appropriate use of methods of analyses.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus


Detailed subject description.

Access conditions

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