Introduction to Biostatistics
The following 10-minute videos will help get you started with brief introductions to research and statistical concepts.
*These video summaries are chapters 1 - 10 of Perdisco's Introductory Statistics textbook and are featured on Perdisco's YouTube channel. To find out more, visit www.perdisco.com/introstats
Chapter 1: Introduction (statistical concepts, data, collecting data, designing research)
Chapter 2: Presenting data (summarizing data: tables & graphs)
Chapter 3: Measuring data (means, median, mode, variance, standard deviation, range, interquartile range, scatterplots, correlations)
Chapter 4: Probability (definition, calculating, conditional probability and Bayes' Theorem)
Chapter 5: Probability distributions (types of data: discrete random variables, binomial distribution, continuous random variables, normal distribution)
Chapter 6: Sampling distributions (relationship of the sample to the population)
Chapter 7: Estimation (confidence intervals)
Chapter 8: Hypothesis testing (philosophy, methodology, considerations, type I and type II errors)
Chapter 9: Comparing populations (testing the difference between two populations and the confidence interval of the difference)
Chapter 10: Regression (fundamentals, simple linear regression models, multiple regression)
This glossary of terms might assist you when viewing the above videos.
*Retrived from: Windish DM, Diener-West M. A clinician-educator's roadmap to choosing and interpreting statistical tests. J Gen Intern Med. 2006 June; 21(6): 656-660. PMCID: PMC1924630
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