This course introduces students to the use of statistics as a tool for research in the health sciences. Topics covered include experimental design, standard and requirements of ethical research, descriptive statistics (organization and presentation of data), probability (discrete/continuous), estimation (confidence intervals and sample size), hypothesis testing (involving means and proportions), and linear regression (least squares fit and associated confidence/prediction intervals).
Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.
Tue Sep 08 - Fri Nov 27 12 Weeks
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Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.
Mon Jan 04 - Fri Mar 26 12 Weeks
|Jan 04 - Mar 26||
See Notes below
TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Fall 2011
CARD 1187 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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Books for Fall 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.
If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.
|Biostatistics For Biological Health Sciences W/ My Statlab Pkg|
|Cei Digital : Mystatlab With Pearson Etext - Biostatistics By Triola|
No information on books is currently available for Winter 2021 offerings of this course.
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