Biostatistics: Community Medicine
Introduction to Biostatistics provides an introduction to selected important topics in biostatistical concepts and reasoning. This course represents an introduction to the field and provides a survey of data and data types. Specific topics include tools for describing central tendency and variability in data; methods for performing inference on population means and proportions via sample data; statistical hypothesis testing and its application to group comparisons; issues of power and sample size in study designs; and random sample and other study types. While there are some formulae and computational elements to the course, the emphasis is on interpretation and concepts.
Descriptive Biostatistics, data presentation & summarization
Measures of central tendencies
Epi-stat case scenario
Introduction to SPSS
Epi-stat Prob. Solving SPSS practical (1)
File editing and data entry
Application & analysis, interpretation of data
Epi-stat Problem Solving (2) – SPSS
SPSS practical (3) Univariant & bivariant analysis
Assignments: (Click here to submit Assignment)
Daniel, W. W., & Cross, C. L. (2014). Biostatistics: A foundation for analysis in the health sciences (10th ed.). Singapore: John wily & sons.
Field, A. P. (2013). Discovering statistics using IBM SPSS statistics (4th ed.) Sage Publishers