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Statistics (STAT)

STAT 509 Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials (3) An introduction to the design and statistical analysis of randomized and observational studies in biomedical research.

STAT 509 Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials (3)

The objective of the course is to introduce students to the various design and statistical analysis issues in biomedical research. This is intended as a survey course covering a wide variety of topics in clinical trials, bioequivalence trials, toxicological experiments, and epidemiological studies. Many of these topics do not appear in other statistics courses, although a few topics are covered in greater depth in more advanced statistics courses. Computations are performed via the SAS statistical software package. Evaluation methods include four to five homework assignments, an in-class mid-semester examination and an in-class final examination.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: STAT 500

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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