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Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
Center of Actuarial Excellence (CAE)

Statistics for Health

Statistical Science 2037A/B

Description: An examination of statistical issues aiming towards statistical literacy and appropriate interpretation of statistical information. Common misconceptions will be targeted. Assessment of the validity and treatment of results in popular and scientific media. Conceptual consideration of study design, numerical and graphical data summaries, probability, sampling variability, confidence intervals and hypothesis tests. Emphasis will be placed on health-related applications.

Term: A/B

Corequisite(s): Cannot be taken for credit by students registered in the Faculty of Science and Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry with the exception of students in Food and Nutrition.

Antirequisite(s): SS1023A/B

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 lab hours (1-hour lab every other week), 0.5 course.

Outlines of this course offered in past school years
Course Instructor(s) Outline Term School Year
SS2037A200 Jennifer Waugh PDF A 2016/2017
SS2037A200 Jennifer Waugh PDF A 2015/2016
SS2037A200 Jennifer Waugh PDF A 2014/2015
SS2037A001 Nagham Mohammad PDF A 2012/2013
SS2037A001 Jonathan Lee PDF A 2011/2012