Jul 15, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
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DSCI 000/3413 - Biostatistics (3 cr.)



Prerequisites
MACT 4231  

Description
This course is an introduction to important topics in biological, medical, health, and environmental statistical concepts and reasoning. Topics include: Introduction to Biological data Processing and Analysis, Hypothesis testing, nonparametric tests, Logistic regression, Poisson regression, Statistical methodologies in analysis of survival data (Kaplan-Meier estimator, Cox’s proportional hazards models, time-dependent covariates, multiple failure outcomes). Typical biomedical applications, including clinical trials. The course includes an applied project using computer programming language such as R or Python.



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