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# B.Sc.

## Nursing VII Semester

1. Introduction to statistics in research (Definition, uses of statistics) 2. Scales of measurement used for a variety of variables 3. Steps involved in analysis of data and descriptive presentations 4. Frequency distribution and classification of data 5. Principles involved in simple & cross Tabulation of data 6. Graphical representation of data utility of graphs & charts 7. Summary statistics rates, ratios & proportions and incidence/prevalence 8. Measures of Central Tendencies (Mean, Me, Mo, GM, HM & WM) 9. Measures of location (Percentiles, Deciles, Quartiles) 10.Measures of Dispersion - (Range, MD, SD & CV) 11.Standard error of mean & confidence intervals 12. Inferential statistics and interpretation of data 13.Basic concepts & laws of probability 14.Probability distributions (Normal, Binomial & Poisson distributions concepts) 15. Sampling distributions (Chi, t and F distributions and their uses) 16.Concepts of hypothesis & Statistical Significance 17.Testing of hypothesis, types of errors and 18.Important tests of significance 19.Statistical packages for data analysis and their applications/uses

## JAWAHARLAL INSTITUTE OF POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (JIPMER), PUDUCHERRY

(An Institute of National Importance under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare)

## DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL BIOMETRICS AND INFORMATICS (BIOSTATISTICS)

No. JIPMER/MB&I/08/05/2011 Date: 31.05.2011

NOTE

Mr Harichandrakumar K T, Lecturer in Statistics, shall with-immediate-effect be in-charge of Departmental-Library, with following responsibilities in order to help maintain it and develop in near future; 1) All newly procured books (2010-11), transferred from Central-Library should be entered in the departmental-Library accession register similar to that maintained in Central-Library with an inbuilt system of issue and return of books (for the purpose, a simple system is to be evolved
in consultations).

2) On similar lines all old books transferred from Central-Library should also be registered for their up-keep and proper utilization. 3) Periodic reviews should be undertaken by the undersigned to help establish a good Library to support M.Sc. students and Ph.D. scholars, apart from being an asset to faculty in the department and other researchers of the institute.

(DR AJIT SAHAI) Director-Professor of Biometrics & HEAD To, Mr. Harichandrakumar K T, Lecturer in Statistics & Demography.

## JAWAHARLAL INSTITUTE OF POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (JIPMER), PUDUCHERRY

(An Institute of National Importance under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare)

## DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL BIOMETRICS AND INFORMATICS (BIOSTATISTICS)

No. JIPMER/MB&I/07/05/2011 Date: 31.05.2011

NOTE

Considering the requirement of the department to have a common set of slides-PPT to cover the essentials of teaching in Biostatistics & Demography covering curricula for MBBS; B.Sc. (MLT); B.Sc. (Nursing) students, some sincere efforts were already made by the undersigned in the recent past. The available material was shared and handedover to the department about a year back with an objective to consolidate some 10 to 15 slides-PPT presentations for each regular class/session, - has not been attempted so far. Mr Harichandrakumar K T, Lecturer in Statistics, shall undertake the responsibility to complete the task within three-weeks time, first for B.Sc. (Nursing) course, for which the Topics (19 topics the list enclosed) for each session of an hour has already been worked out by the undersigned in consultations with the requirements brought forward by the Principal, College of Nursing. The broad guidelines for the preparations have been repeatedly discussed several times in the past one year, should be followed. We would together review the same in first week of July, 2011; before planning similar backup of slides for the MBBS; B.Sc. (MLT) and to evolve guidelines to support teaching Biochemistry as well Biostatistics M.Sc. students and Ph.D. scholars.

(DR AJIT SAHAI) Director-Professor of Biometrics & HEAD To, Mr. Harichandrakumar K T, Lecturer in Statistics & Demography.

## JAWAHARLAL INSTITUTE OF POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (JIPMER), PUDUCHERRY

(An Institute of National Importance under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare)

## DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL BIOMETRICS AND INFORMATICS (BIOSTATISTICS)

No. JIPMER/MB&I/04/05/2011

Date: 25.05.2011

NOTE

The Faculty, Resident Doctors, Research Scholars and Staff seeking bio-statistical consultations and advice from the Department of MB & I (Biostatistics), are requested to register themselves to help us ensure provision of desired facilities and research support guidance. Each PhD Thesis; Research-Project proposal by Principal Investigators; Dissertations by Postgraduates and other academic consultation sessions must please be enrolled by signing the relevant/ concerned format/schedule available in the office of the Department. Such registration details should further help us in support of periodic monitoring of academic contributions & services provided by the Department. Thanking you in anticipation of your kind cooperation,

(DR AJIT SAHAI) Director-Professor of Biometrics & HEAD To, The Faculty, Resident Doctors, Research Scholars and Staff concerned.