Academic Catalog 2017–2018

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STA205 Biostatistics

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This course introduces the statistical design and analysis techniques needed to perform pharmaceutical research, and evaluate clinical data. It includes designing epidemiologic and clinical studies, evaluating diagnostic testing procedures, interpreting the use of statistical data in Medical Literature, and using frequently used statistical methods of data analysis. Emphasis is placed on the statistical concepts, and their application to the critical appraisal of clinical and experimental data.