Biostatistics
STAT 106 – Semester I, 143132
Instructor: Prof. Khalaf Sultan
Office: 2B20 Building #4
Time: SAT 1112 am
Room: 2B111 Bulding #4
Office Hour: WED 89 am
Text Book:
Biostatistics: A foundation for analysis in health sciences, Seventh edition or beyond. By Wayne W. Daniel.
Reference Book:
Elementary Biostatistics with Applications from Saudi Arabia. by NancyA. E. Hasabelnaby
First mid term Exam: Monday 23/12/1431 : 7:8:30 pm
Second mid term Exam: Monday 28/1/1432 : 7:8:30 pm
Curse Descriptions
qualitative and quantitative data, graphical representation, central tendency measures, variation measures, some basic probability rules, random variable, binomial distribution, Poisson distribution, normal distribution and its applications, confidence interval for mean and for proportion
Course Scope Contents:
Schedule of topics to be covered
Material to be covered 
Chapter 
Week 
Introduction
Organizing and Displaying Data 
1

1 , 2 
All the material as given in Chapter 2:
Basic Summary Statistics
Measures of Central Tendency: Mean, Median, Mode
Measures of Dispersion: Variance, Standard Deviation, Coefficient of Variation
Calculating Measures from an Ungrouped Frequency Table
Approximating Measures from Grouped Data 
2

3 , 4, 5 
Basic concepts of Probability
Conditional Probability and the concept of independence
Combinations 
3

6 , 7, 8 
Probability Distributions
Discrete Probability Distributions
Mean , Variance, and Cumulative Distribution Function
Binomial Distribution
Poisson Distribution
Continuous Distribution
Normal Distribution 
4

9, 10 , 11, 12 
Central Limit Theorem
Estimation for the mean m for large samples
Estimation for the proportion for large samples
 Revision 
5
15 
13 , 14 , 15 
Please note down the following:
§ The table above is a rough plan of the material to be covered.
§ There will be two tests, each consisting of 20 marks and a final exam of 50 marks. The lab work carries 10 marks, which may include home works, and quizzes.
§ Attendance in the class and the lab is required. Students coming late will be regarded absent. Student missing more than 25% of the total class hours won't be allowed to write the final exam.
§ Students are advised to carry the book and a scientific calculator all the times in the class and the lab.
§ Programmable calculators are not allowed during examinations.
§ All exams will have multiplechoice questions
Assignments and Solutions
Exams
1 the First midterm exam (Model A and Model B)