UNIT 6 HOMEWORK
Read the following abstract before answering the questions that follow:
Background: Recent research demonstrated that vitamin D, apart from calciumrelated actions, has
antiproliferati
UNIT 5 HOMEWORK
Question 1:
I am calculating the mean, median, standard deviation, and standard error of the mean for several variables (age,
height, weight, income, blood pressure, etc.) from a sampl
UNIT 4 HOMEWORK
For some problems, you will need a normal probability calculator or chart. Here are some links:
Graphical standard normal calculator/chart:
http:/www.mathsisfun.com/data/standardnorma
UNIT 8 HOMEWORK
Question 1:
The following scatter plot shows the relationship between year of release and alcohol exposure time (in seconds) for
Grated animated feature films released in the U.S. bet
Homework 7 (Unit 7)
Question 1:
The following table comes from a twin study. Researchers compared previous chemical exposures between twins
who were discordant for Parkinsons disease (one twin had Par
Statistics for Health Care
Unit 2:
Overview
Overview
Basic study designs; measures of
disease frequency and association
Teaser 1, Unit 2
2000 NEJM study on rofecoxib vs.
naproxen, Randomized Trial
Tea
Statistics for Health Care
Unit 1
Overview/Teasers
First rules of statistics
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Use common sense!
Draw lots of pictures!
Whats wrong with this?
Study with sample size of 10 (N=10)
Results: Objective
Statistics in Healthcare
Unit 8:
Overview/Teasers
Overview
Regression I: Linear regression
Common statistics for various
types of outcome data
Outcome
Variable
Are the observations independent or
corr
Unit 1 Homework  Question Set 1
A doctor examines a group of healthy adults (presenting to clinic for their annual physical exams) and records their
respiratory rates, shown in the following table.
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(measure of central tendency)

(arithmetic mean)
(geometric mean)
(harmonic mean)
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(mu)
1
N
(x1 + x2 + xN) =
1
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(x1 + x2 + xn) =
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(x bar)
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Elementary Statistics, ISC118
Instructor:
Office:
Office Telephone
Email:
Web Address:
Book:
Office Hours:
Dr. Mehlman
305 Woodang Hall
[email protected]
math.newhaven.edu/mhm
Introduction to the
Statistics for Health Care
Unit 3:
Overview/Teasers
Overview
Introduction to probability and
conditional probability; Bayes Rule;
diagnostic testing
Teaser 1, Unit 3
A classic statistics problem: The