Biostatistics provides the methodology for data collection and analysis of studies in the areas of medicine, public health, environmental health and related fields.

The aim of this course is to introduce basic descriptive and inferential statistical concepts in a format of self-directed learning tutorials

Course Objectives:

BS1.1 Population and Sample BS1.7 Sample Size Calculation
BS1.2 Types of Variables BS1.8 Hypothesis Testing
BS1.3 Data Presentation BS1.9 Comparison of Two Means
BS1.4 Descriptive Measures BS1.10 Contingency Tables
BS1.5 Probability Distributions BS1.11 Pearson's Correlation
BS1.6 Confidence Intervals BS1.12 Non-parametric methods

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General Introduction to Occupational Health: Occupational Hygiene, Epidemiology & Biostatistics by Prof Jonny Myers is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 South Africa License