Biostatistics for Medical Science and Public Health

ABOUT THE COURSE:This course, "Biostatistics  for Medical Science and Public Health" covers sensitivity-specificity and predictive values of medical tests, confidence intervals, medical vs. statistical significance, and chi-square, Student's t and ANOVA F-tests, including multiple comparisons.COURSE CONTENT:MODULE 1: Probability in Health and Medicine•    Medical uncertainties and probability•    Elementary laws of probability•    Bayes' Rule•    Sensitivity-specificity of a medical test•    Positive and negative predictive value•    Effect of prevalenceMODULE 2: Confidence Intervals•    Sampling distributions and SEs•    Large sample CI for one-sample mean and proportion•    Exact CI for proportion and median•    Large sample CI for differences between means and proportions•    Sample size for estimationMODULE 3: Statistical vs. Medical Significance•    P-value and level of significance•    The concept of statistical power•    Medical vs. statistical significance•    Sample size for significance and power analysis•    Chi-square test for simple situationsMODULE 4: Some Statistical Tests for Quantitative Data•    Student's t-test for one-sample and two-sample situations•    ANOVA for one-way and two-way tables•    Tukey test and Bonferroni procedures for multiple comparisons•    Test for medically significant gain and equivalence test

  • Date 1 Oct. 4, 2021
  • Date 2 Oct. 8, 2021
  • Date 3 Oct. 18, 2021
  • Date 4 Oct. 22, 2021
  • Duration 1 week
  • Student 30
  • Level All level
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  • Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed