Watch the video & take notes on a sheet of paper
1. Watch David Spade’s lecture
2. Click on the “Questions” button then click on the “start quiz” button & check each answer by clicking on the “check answer” button
- What is the science of statistics?
- In the five W’s of statistics, to what does the “Who” part refer?
- Suppose you are measuring the height of a tree. What type of variable is height, and why?
- Which of the following is an appropriate way to summarize categorical data?
- Which of the following is a categorical variable?
3. Take the quiz again until you get all answers correct
4. Click on the “Topic Reviews” button then on the “read more” button
- Read the article
- Learn the concepts & make notes
5. From what you have learnt, give a definition for each of the following terms
- Positive predictive value
- Negative predictive value
- Pretest probability
6. Go back to “At a Glance: Statistical Principles” & check your answers
7. Answer the “Popular Exam Questions on Statistical Principles in Epidemiology and General Medicine”
Out of 100,000 inhabitants, 346 people are suffering from a particular disease in 2014 in Germany. This number statistically corresponds to…
B. the positive predictive value
C. the incidence rate
D. the negative predictive value
E. the sensitivity
Which statistical parameter corresponds to the number of true positive test results?
A. Positive predictive value
D. Negative predictive value
E. None of the above
Prevalence is a parameter for…
A. incidence rate
B. mortality rate
C. birth rate
D. disease frequency
E. probability of a positive test result
8. Check the answers by clicking on “+” in the “References” frame
Route 66 to medical literature, Félicie Pastore 2017