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Fundamentals of Biostatistics

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This course introduces the fundamentals of biostatistics, covering topics such as the definition of statistics, biostatistics, concerns in the field, stages of a research study, types of data and variables, random variables, measurement scales, sampling methods, statistical inference, experiments, and the scientific method. The course aims to teach students the basic concepts and principles of statistics and research methodology in the context of biostatistics. The teaching method involves a lecture format, and the course is intended for individuals interested in gaining a foundational understanding of biostatistics and its applications in research studies.


Definition of Statistics.
Definition of Biostatistics.
Concerns of Biostatistics.
Stages of a Research Study.
Sources of Data.
Types of Data.
Types of Variables.
Random Variable.
Types of Random Variable.
Measurement Scales.
Nominal Scale.
Ordinal Scale.
Interval Scale.
Ratio Scale.
Statistical Inference.
Simple Random Sample.
The Scientific Method.
Elements of the Scientific Method.

Taught by

The Statistics Teacher


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