Health Sci.

Biostatistics in Health Sciences4

Bioestatística Aplicada às Ciências da Saúde

Curse code:9822114

José Américo Almeida De Brito

Learning outcomes of the curricular unit:

The general objective of this CU is the basic theoretical knowledge in Probability Theory and Statistical Inference and solution of concrete problems requiring the analysis and interpretation of numerical data collected in the field of biological and health sciences.

Syllabus:
  1. Introduction.
  2. Random Variables and Scale.
  3. Descriptive Statistics.
  4. Basic Probability.
  5. Random Variables.
  6. Estimation of Confidence Intervals for Avarage, Proportion and Variance.
  7. Hypothesis testing.
  8. Some Common Tests.
  9. Association Between Random Variables.
  10. Simple Linear Regression.
 
Suggested Bibliography:
  • Galvão de Mello F (1997) Probabilidades e Estatística - Conceitos e métodos fundamentais II, 1st ed., Lisboa: Escolar Editora. ISBN: 972-592-095-3.
  • Galvão de Mello F (2000) Probabilidades e Estatística - Conceitos e métodos fundamentais I, 2nd ed., Lisboa: Escolar Editora. ISBN: 972-592-095-3.
  • Pagano M, Gauvreau K (2000) Principles of Biostatistics, 2nd ed.,Duxbury Thompson Learning. ISBN: 978-0-534-22902-3.
  • Rosner B (2006) Fundamentals of Biostatistics, 6th ed., Duxbury Thompson Brooks/Cole. ISBN: 978-0-495-06441-1.
  • Maroco J (2007) Análise estatística com utilização do SPSS, 3rd ed., Lisboa: Edições Sílabo.

 

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