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2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HLSC 4010 - Introduction to Biostatistics (3)

This course will examine the application of statistics based on three factors: (1) collecting, summarizing, presenting, analyzing, and interpreting data; (2) measuring central tendency and variation; and (3) investigating binomial and normal probability distributions, which are essential to today’s health care professional. The topics include probability, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing using t-tests, chi-square, correlation, and regression. A brief introduction to ANOVA and multivariate analysis and emphasis on practical applications are discussed. Laboratory use of the personal computer in statistical problem solving is required. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1110 .