The purpose of this course is to build on the knowledge and skills obtained in Biostatistics A BIOS6910, and to introduce more complex methods of analyses which are commonly used in epidemiologic research.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health and Medicine|
|School||School of Medicine and Public Health|
The course builds on the knowledge and skills developed in Biostatistics A, BIOS6910. Topics include analysis of variance, correlation and linear regression, analysis of contingency tables, logistic regression and survival analysis. Although students are expected to undertake analyses using a computer package, the subject does not focus on computing skills, but instead on interpretation of output and the appropriate use of methods of analyses.
The learning modules comprising Biostatistics B are:
S5 - Statistics: Oneway ANOVA and multiple comparisons S6 - Statistics: Regression, correlation and multiple regression S7 - Statistics: Analysis of contingency tables S8 - Statistics: Logistic regression S9 - Statistics: Survival analysis OV3 - Overview: Choosing an appropriate method of analysis
|Assumed Knowledge||BIOS6910 - Biostatistics A|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : Paper Based
Email Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
|Compulsory Components||None listed|
|Timetable||2014 Course Timetables for BIOS6920|