Week 11, Biostats
Week 11, Biostats Heal 395
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Date Created: 09/19/16
9/19/2016 Exam 1 | Evernote Web Exam 1 4 Major Areas of Biostatistics DIPS 1. Descriptive 2. Probability: likelihood of something. 3. Inferential: forming inferences based on data from a sample. 4. Statistical: methods and tests are used to analyze variables. Types of Data and Experimental Design Categorical Data yes/no, qualitatCNO Nominal: order does NOT matter examples: gender, sex, eye color Either Dichotomous or Multinominal Ordinal order of data matters ***Has to have more than two option..... 2>options Numerical natural order to daNDC Discrete, ratio whole numbers Use for easier interpretation/analysis Continuous, intervalcan take on any value within a particular range ***Proportion = Observations in category/total observation ****To compute a percentage, multiply the proportion by 100% Basics of Experimental Design Experimental unit WHO we are studying Variables Summarizing Data https://www.evernote.com/Home.action#n=0d2f318cc67d4931b22167fe1a313fd8&b=3e793d12ce2948b5aeeb1/702ed6bc73&ses=4&sh=1&sds=5&
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