HS 167: Biostatistics - Fall 2007 
Dept of Health Science, College of Applied Sciences and Arts, San Jose State University

B.B.Gerstman@sjsu.edu | Jen (jssmith20@yahoo.com) | Nancy (tntcharvat@sbcglobal.net) | Mikiko (Mikiko_i@yahoo.com)  
Syllabus
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Lab: Notes | random.org | StaTable (4) |  z table  (5) | SDM simulation data (6) |t (lab 7) | GerstmanSampleBig.sav (9 &  10)

Topics (dates and HW assignments subject to change during course of semester)
# Assigned

Chapters

Lab  (10% of grade)

Assignments (20% of grade) Collaborate? Odds - yes; Evens - no! 

0 8/23/07  Partial week, (Th and Mo lab only) Th lab only
1 8/28 (Tu) 1: Measurement
2.1: Survey Sampling
 
Lab 0 and Lab 1 Get materials & send an email to hs167-F07-subscribe@yahoogroups.com 
Reading: pp. 1 - 10; 15 - 20 [Vocabulary: p. 11 (all), p. 32 - 33 (selected)]
Exercises: 1.1 - 1.6, 1.8, 1.9, 2.1 - 2.3, 2.11 - 2.13
2 9/4  3: Frequency Distributions Lab 2  Reading: pp. 33 - 57 [Vocabulary p 57 - 58]
Exercises: 3.1 - 3.7
3 9/11  4: Summary Statistics
Lab 3  Reading: pp. 63 - 84 [ Vocabulary p. 84]
Exercises: 4.1 - 4.15, but not part c of 4.4; use graph paper for 4.6; use calculator on 4.14 and 4.15
4 9/18  5: Probability Concepts  
6: Binomial Probability Distributions
Lab 4  Reading: pp. 89 - 95, 97 - 104, 115 - 127 [Vocabulary p. 113 (selected); p. 127 (all)]
Exercises: 5.1 - 5.7, 5.8a, 5.8b, 5.10 - 5.12, 6.1 - 6.5. 6.7, 6.8 
5 9/25  7. Normal Probability Distributions
Lab 5  Reading pp. 129 - 146 (required); pp. 147 - 152 (optional). [Vocabulary p. 153]
Exercises: 7.1 - 7.10, 7.13
6 10/2 Test overview 
Handwritten notes
Print z Table and formulas; Practice test [key] Study
Special Saturday study session  (10/6)
7 10/9  Midterm 1 (20% of grade) 
8. Intro to Stat. Inference
Ch 8 Presentation (0.2 MB)  or Ch 8 w/ Narration (5.9MB)  and read Ch 8 
Exercises: 8.1, 8.3, 8.5, 8.6, 8.7 
8 10/16 9: Basics of Hyp. Testing 
Lab 6 minus p. 27
Reading: Ch 9
Exercises: 9.1 - 9.13, 9.19
9 10/23 10: Basics of CIs         Reason (commentary)
11: Inference about
 
Exam 1 checks; Lab 6 plus pp., 30, 31 Reading: Ch 10, 11.1, 11.2, 11.4  
Exercises: 10.1 - 10.9, 11.1 - 11.6, 11.12, 11.13a (see 10/28 email)
10 10/30 11. Inference About  (cont.)
No lab 
Reading: 11.3,  11.5, 11.6 
Exercises: 11.7 - 11.11, 11.14 - 11.18, 11.24, 11.29 [complete by 11/6; hand in 11/13]
11 11/6  Test overview  
Handwritten notes
Finish Lab 7; practice test & key (@ home) Study
Special study session, Sunday 111/11 noon to 2 (MH510)
12 11/13  Midterm 2 (20% of grade)
No lab Tu & We 
Th lab (11/15) - Lab 8
Read Chapter 12 [Sections 12.4 and 12.6 are optional]
13 11/20 12: Comparing Two Means [partial]
Tu & We = Lab 8 
No lab Thurs
Exercises: 12.1 - 12.4, 12.6, 12.19, 12.20 [use calculator to calculate s1 and s2 on 12.4]
14 11/27  16: Inference about a proportion  [partial]
Lab 9 
Reading: pp. 349 - 357, 363 (spills to 364), 366 - 368
Exercises: 16.1 - 16.5,  16.9 - 16.10, 16.19, 16.20, 16.24
15 12/4 Optional project: description  | data
17: Two Proportions [partial]
Lab 10 Reading: pp. 373 - 382
Exercises: 17.3 (part c is optional), 17.4
Final exam Thursday 12/13/07 2:45 - 5:00 (30% of grade) - The final exam will focus on inferential methods Chapters 9 - 12, 16, and 17  Special study session 12/11 ("dead day")  3PM - 4:15PM