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Title: Indiana - Hypothesis Testing and Confidence Interval Estimation

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Title Indiana - Hypothesis Testing and Confidence Interval Estimation
Contributor/Contact Susan M. Perkins, PhD
Institution Indiana
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Format PDF slides
Attachment Hypothesis Testing and Confidence Interval Estimation

Type of Course Single Presentation
Level of Course Mid-level
Audience Clinical Researcher
Topics Description Biostatistics Course for Health Care Providers: A Short Course

The course objectives are:
* Introduce concepts of hypothesis testing and confidence interval estimation
* Understand how decisions are made based on the sampled data
* Distinguish statistical and clinical significance
Software Program



Keywords Statistical inference
Example of children with new onset seizures and neuropsychological functioning
Example of women of child bearing age and caffeine consumption
Hypothesis testing
Null and alternative hypothesis
Test statistic
Rejection Region
Type I Error
Type II Error
Sample size and power
One sample test of the mean
Central Limit Theorem
Steps in hypothesis testing
Significance level
Rejection region
Relationship of clinical and statistical significance
Confidence interval
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Type of Activity Course Slides
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Topic revision: r4 - 08 Oct 2012 - 14:42:25 - MaryBanach

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