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Statistics 200 Winter 2009 Term 2 Lecture 1 - Introduction
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What is Statistics? Statistics is a science that involves the design of studies, data collection, summarizing and analyzing the data, interpreting the results and drawing conclusions. Inferences (conclusions) are made about specific random phenomena on the basis of relatively limited sample material.
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Statistics pertains to our daily lives! An example …. The Sanofi H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Trial
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The Sanofi H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Trial sponsored by the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) one of the many clinical trials assessing the safety of, and immune response to, the H1N1 vaccine
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The Sanofi H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Trial Study Design 400 subjects were recruited: 200 were aged 18-64 and 200 aged 65 or above Within each age group, 100 subjects were randomized to receive 15 micrograms of the vaccine and the other 100 subjects 30 micrograms of the vaccine
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2010 for the course STATISTICS Stat 200 taught by Professor Eee during the Spring '10 term at The University of British Columbia.

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