Biostatistics 1 751

Module code BOS 751
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

Types of data; Probability sampling distributions;Summary measures for data; Confidence intervals for point estimates; Normal approximations for Binomial and Poisson distributions; Graphics; Single sample and two sample hypothesis tests, both parametric and non parametric. T-tests; Welch tests; Paired t-tests; F-tests; Chi square tests; Tests of association and tests of agreement; sign tests; median tests; MWW tests; Signed ranks tests (paired data). How to perform/ obtain all the above using Stata statistical software. Estimating sample size using PS and G*Power software.

Module credits 15.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites PHM 773
Contact time 2 practicals per week, 32 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department School of Health System and Public Health
Period of presentation Year

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