COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Biostatistics DEN   057 1 2 2 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Assoc.Prof.Dr. Yaşar SERTDEMİR
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Assistants
Goals
To provide basic biostatistical information
Content
Basic biostatistics terminology: parameter, statistic, variables, probability and probability distributions, summarizing by data and characteristics, decision making: prediction and significance tests, definition of relationship.

Learning Outcomes
1) understands the aim of using biostatistics in dentistry
2) knows how to summarize data by variable type
3) knows which graphical method is to be used for different variable types
4) the student knows the definition of risk factor and is able to give an example
5) Knows the difference between observational and experimental studies
6) knows the general properties of simple random, stratified and cluster sampling methods
7) knows the meaning of a p value
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Course's Contribution To Program
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 İnrtoduction acquaintance Lecture
Question-Answer
2 Data Type and definitions Study the appropriate chapter in the given resource book Lecture
Question-Answer
Drilland Practice
Case Study
Problem Solving
3 Data sources in dentistry Study the appropriate chapter in the given resource book Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Drilland Practice
Problem Solving
4 Summarization methods Continuous variables (table and graph) Study the appropriate chapter in the given resource book Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Problem Solving
5 Summarization methods Categoric variables (table and graph) Study the appropriate chapter in the given resource book Discussion
Problem Solving
6 Application area of biostatistic in dentistry Study the appropriate chapter in the given resource book Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Problem Solving
7 Examples of risk factors and definition in dentistry. Study the appropriate chapter in the given resource book
8 Mid-Term Exam Study the appropriate chapter in the given resource book Testing
9 Observational research Study the appropriate chapter in the given resource book
10 Experimental/Clinical research Study the appropriate chapter in the given resource book
11 Sampling methods Study the appropriate chapter in the given resource book
12 Distributions in Biostatistics Study the appropriate chapter in the given resource book
13 Distributions in Biostatistics Study the appropriate chapter in the given resource book
14 Statisticial decission Study the appropriate chapter in the given resource book
15 Identification of risk factors / relationships Study the appropriate chapter in the given resource book
16-17 Term Exams Study the appropriate chapter in the given resource book Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources