Biostatistics
 Date： 2018-10-25 Views: 17

Biostatistics

Course No.: SMJ2221138     Credit(s):2

Course Description

This course introduces the basic principles and methods of biostatistics, based on a brief introduction to the emergence and development of biostatistics, objects and effects, biological research methods, the calculation of the characteristic number, probability, probability distribution and sampling distribution, focuses on the statistical inference and test, variance analysis, linear regression, correlation analysis, covariance analysis, multiple linear regression and multivariate correlation analysis.

By the study of this course, students can systematically master the various research methods of biostatistics, understand statistical thinking of all kinds of methods, grasp the differences and similarities between various analysis methods, as well as the conditions of usage, and be able to skillfully solve all kinds of practical problems in biological statistics using analytical methods.

Relationship to Other Courses

Pre-requisites: Mathematical Statistics, Computer Application

Textbook:

Chunxi Li, Biostatistics (5thedition). Science Press, 2013

Junyi Gai, The Method of Test Statistics. Beijing: China Agriculture Press, 2000.Facing the 21st Century Curriculum Materials

GLOVER & MITCHELL, An Introduction To Biostatistics. Tsinghua University Press, 2001.

Course Assessment

 Item Title Weighting (%) 1 Task   in home 10% 2 Test   and Questions in class 20% 3 Final   Assignment 70%

Course Schedule

 Week Topics Text 1 Overview Chapters 1 2 Frequency   Distribution, Average and Variance Chapters 2 3-4 Theoretical   Distribution and Sampling Distribution Chapters 3 5-7 Statistical   Hypothesis Testing Chapters 4 8-10 Analysis   of Variance Chapters 5 11 Chi-squared   Test Chapters 6 12-14 General   test design and statistical analysis Chapter 7 15-17 Linear   Regression and Correlation Analysis Chapter 8 18 Review 