Oct 07, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalogue 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalogue Archived Catalogue

PBH 299 - Introduction to Biostatistics

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.

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisite Courses: MAT 111  
Additional Restrictions/Requirements: Prerequisite course or satisfactory performance on the UNCW mathematics placement test for MAT 111 , or an ACT math score of 22 or higher, and PBH major or consent of instructor.
Course Repeatability: Course may not be repeated. Maximum Repeatable Hours: 3

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