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2018-2019 University Catalog 
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GCC - 546 Principles of Biostatistics I

Covers statistical issues in clinical trial design. This includes blinding, randomization, bias, and intent to treat. Use of descriptive statistics and graphical techniques to explore patterns in data. A review of the basic properties of probability and the characteristics of the normal and binomial distributions. One and two sample inference and hypothesis testing for proportions, means and medians, one way analysis of variance and simple linear regression including diagnostics based on residuals and confidence intervals for regression coefficients are covered. Hypotheses testing for cross-classified data are also discussed. Retake Counts for Credit: No. Pass/No Pass Grading Allowed: No. Credit(s): 2