STAT 106
Biostatistics
Semester I, 1428/1429 A.H.

Instructor: Habib A. Ismail

Office: 2B16 building # 4

Time: Tuesday 9:00 - 9:50 AM

 Text Book:

Title: Elementary Biostatistics with Applications from Saudi Arabia

Author: Nancy. A.Eyink Hasabelnaby

Edition: Second Edition

 Grading Policy:

Homeworks : 10%

First mid-term test : 20%

Second mid-term test : 20%

Final Test : 50%

Course Delivery:

There is one-hour lecture, and a two-hour laboratory

Session, for problems, questions, reviews,and quizzes weekly. 

 Homework and Testing Policies:

University and College policies on homeworks and

examinations will be strictly enforced.

Students are to work independently on tests.

Tests are to be submitted on time.

No late home works will be accepted.

 

 

Course Outline:

 

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

 

 

1-5

13 , 14 , 15