Course Outline
SYLLABUS 2017
COURSE: BST 322 Introduction to Biomedical Statistics
COURSE INFORMATION
WINTER 2017 Credits 4.50 Credits
Time, Class Days or Course Mode: Online Course
Course Description: Introduction to statistical procedures commonly used
Charis A. Moriarty
Biomedical Statistics 322
Week 2 Assignment
8/18/2017
1.
What is the probability of rolling a four in the gambling dice game of craps (given two
six sided dice)? What is the probability that a player can roll a four 3 times in a row
(as
Charis A. Moriarty
Week 1 Assignment
Biomedical Statistics
8/13/17
1.
For each of the following (a through d), indicate which is a variable and which is a constant:
a.
The number of minutes in an hour. - Constant
b.
Systolic blood pressure - Variable
c.
B
Charis A. Moriarty
Biomedical Statistics 322
Week 3 Assignment
8/27/17
1.
Using StatCrunch, calculate the chi-square statistic and degrees of freedom for the
following set of data for 300 people:
Group A
Had flu shot
20
Didnt have flu shot
80
Total
100
Gr
Charis A. Moriarty
Week 2 Discussion Question 2
Two sample T hypothesis test:
1 : Mean of Acupuncture Pain Level
2 : Mean of Rest Pain Level
1 - 2 : Difference between two means
H0 : 1 - 2 = 0
HA : 1 - 2 0
(with pooled variances)
Hypothesis test results:
Charis A. Moriarty
Week 2 Discussion Question 2
Two sample T hypothesis test:
1 : Mean of Acupuncture Pain Level
2 : Mean of Rest Pain Level
1 - 2 : Difference between two means
H0 : 1 - 2 = 0
HA : 1 - 2 0
(with pooled variances)
Hypothesis test results:
Charis A. Moriarty
Week 2 Discussion Question 1
One sample T hypothesis test:
: Mean of variable
H0 : = 50
HA : 50
Hypothesis test results:
Variable
optimism score
Sample
Mean
Std. Err.
DF
T-Stat
P-value
44.534 0.33089021 999 -16.519074 <0.0001
1. State
Charis A. Moriarty
Week 2 Discussion Question 2
Two sample T hypothesis test:
1 : Mean of Acupuncture Pain Level
2 : Mean of Rest Pain Level
1 - 2 : Difference between two means
H0 : 1 - 2 = 0
HA : 1 - 2 0
(with pooled variances)
Hypothesis test results:
Charis Moriarty
Week One Discussion Question 2
Contingency table results:
Rows: poverty
Columns: work now
Cell format
Count
(Row percent)
(Column percent)
(Percent of total)
Poverty Level
Work-No
Work-Yes
Total
Below poverty
(% of people below poverty)
(%
Charis A. Moriarty
Week 2 Discussion Question 2
Two sample T hypothesis test:
1 : Mean of Acupuncture Pain Level
2 : Mean of Rest Pain Level
1 - 2 : Difference between two means
H0 : 1 - 2 = 0
HA : 1 - 2 0
(with pooled variances)
Hypothesis test results:
BST 322 Week 2 Assignment
1. What is the probability of rolling a four in the gambling dice game of craps (given two six sided
dice)? (1 and 3, 2 and 2, 3 and 1) P = 3/36 = 0.083
What is the probability that a player can roll a four 3 times in a row (assu
Week 1 Assignment
1.For each of the following (a through d), indicate which is a variable and which is a constant:
a.
The number of minutes in an hour. - constant
b.
Systolic blood pressure - variable
c.
Blood type - constant
d.
The number of days in a we
Question 2: The two sample t test on shingles patients
A pilot study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of pain alleviation in patients with
facial shingles. 24 patients were randomly assigned to one of 2 treatment groups; rest vs.
acupuncture. A
Question 1: One sample test on optimism
Are a certain sampled population of women in a poor urban setting as optimistic as women nationally?
Click the link below to download Week 2 Discussion Question 1. The data contained was collected from
1,000 women i
BST 322
Week 1 Assignment
1.
For each of the following (a through d), indicate which is a variable and which is a constant:
a.
The number of minutes in an hour. (Constant)
b.
Systolic blood pressure. (Variable)
c.
Blood type. (Constant (A persons blood ty
Week 1 Assignment
1.
For each of the following (a through d), indicate which is a variable and which is a constant:
a.
The number of minutes in an hour. Constant
b.
Systolic blood pressure. Variable
c.
Blood type. Variable
d.
The number of days in a week.
WEEK 2. DISSCUSSION 2
Two sample T hypothesis test:
1 : Mean of REST
2 : Mean of ACUPUNTURE
1 - 2 : Difference between two means
H0 : 1 - 2 = 0
HA : 1 - 2 0
(with pooled variances)
Hypothesis test results:
DifferenceSample Diff. Std. Err. DF T-Stat P-valu
Week 4 Assignment
1.
For each correlation coefficient below, calculate what proportion of variance is shared by
the two correlated variables:
a.
b.
c.
d.
2.
(0.25)(0.25)= 0.0625
(0.33)(0.33)= 0.1089
(0.90)(0.90)= 0.81
(0.14)(0.14)= 0.1096
For each coeffic
Contingency table results:
Rows: var3
Columns: None
Cell format
Count
(Row percent)
(Column percent)
(Percent of total)
(Expected count)
Trouble
Boys
Girls
Total
Got in Trouble count
% of trouble
% of girls and boys
% total
expected count
46
(55.42%)
(39.
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1.
What is the probability of rolling a four in the gambling dice game of craps (given two sixsided dice)? 3/36 or 8.33%. What is the probability that a player can roll four 3 times in a row
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1. a. constant
b. variable
c. variable
d. constant
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
2. a. Does a persons age affect psychological adjustment following burn
injury?
b. How do physically handicapped children differ from nonhandicapped children with r