STAT 6030 - Fundamentals of Biostatistics

This course introduces students to statistical methods used in biomedical applications. Fundamental topics may include: basic probability, inference procedures for means and proportions, categorical data analysis, regression, analysis of variance, and nonparametric statistics. Biomedical subject matter may include: relative risk, odds ratio, diagnostic testing, bioequivalence, sequential testing, dose-response studies, and survival analysis. Emphasis will be placed on using statistical software for most of the computations and interpretation of results.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: STAT 2600 or STAT 3640 or instructor approval.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: Open to graduate students only.

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