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    University of North Carolina Wilmington
  Nov 24, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

PBH 299 - Introduction to Biostatistics

Credits: 3
Prerequisite: Satisfactory performance on the UNCW mathematics placement test for MAT 111 , or MAT 111  , or an ACT math score of 22 or higher. Restricted to Public Health Studies majors or permission of instructor. This course will introduce students to fundamental concepts in biostatistics and will guide students through real-world applications of biostatistics to public health problems. Topics covered will include descriptive statistics (i.e., measures of central tendency and variability), measures of extent of disease (i.e., prevalence, incidence, relative risk, risk difference, and odds ratio), probability, (e.g., measures of sensitivity and specificity), confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, sample size determination, and multivariable methods. 

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