MAT 1250 Syllabus

Math 1250 - Statistics in Health Care Research

Text: The Basic Practice of Statistics, Moore
Publisher: Freeman
5th edition

Chapters 1 through 5, 8 through 11, 14, and 15

Topics:
Examining Distributions
-Displaying distributions with graphs
-Describing distributions with numbers
-The Normal Distributions
Examining Relationships
-Scatterplots
-Correlation
-Least-Squares regression
-Cautions about correlation and regression
Producing Data
-Designing samples
-Desiging experiments
Probability and Sampling Distributions
-Randomness
-Probability models
-Sampling distributions
Introduction to Inference
-Estimating with confidence
-Sample size determination
-Tests of significance and p-values
-Making sense of statistical significance
-Practical (e.g., clinical) significance