Health-Sciences - Course - Epidemiology and Biostatistics

  • Course Code: COMM201
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: 3Lec,0Lab,0Tut
  • Course Type: Major Core Courses (MCC)

Course Description

General introduction to the science of epidemiology, biostatistics and distribution of diseases in a given population emphasizing on infectious disease epidemiology. In addition, the course will cover the statistical methods in assessing epidemiological distributions. Topics include research methods and design, descriptive statistics, performance characteristics of diagnostic tests, graphical methods, probability, estimation, hypothesis testing, p-values, regression and correlation, and clinical trials.