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.
Antirequisite(s) at Main campus: Statistical Sciences 1023A/B.
Antirequisite(s) at Huron: All other courses or half courses in Introductory Statistics.
Extra Information: Offered in two formats: 3 lecture hours, or weekly online lectures and 2 in-class lab hours (Main); 3 lecture hours (Huron).
Note at Main campus: 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.
Course Weight: 0.50
Subject Code: STATS
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