Academic Catalog

STAT462 BIOSTATISTICS

Course Code: 2460462
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(3-2)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Statistics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ZLEM LK DA
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 2460156
Set 2: 2460102
One of the sets above should be completed before taking STAT462 BIOSTATISTICS .

Course Content

Populations and samples. Types of biological data. Data transformations. Survival data analysis. Life tables. Sample size determination in clinical trials. Measures of association. The odds ratio and some properties. Application of generalized linear models and logistic regression to biological data. Analysis of data from matched samples.
Prerequisite: STAT 156