Statistics

RVC statistics lecture - 17/01/2013

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What is the definition of statistics?
The science of collecting, displaying and analysing data.
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What are biostatistics?
Statistics applied to the living world.
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What is biometry?
The measurement of quantities in the living world. Often used as a synonym to biostatistics.
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Give 6 examples of data.
1. Body weight (Kg) 2. Body condition score (1,2,3,4,5), 3. Gender (Male or Female), 4. Blood Pressure (mm Hg), 5. Breed (Collie, Jack, Spaniel), 6. Parity (1,2,3,4,5)
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What types of data are there?
Qualititative or Categorical
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What are biostatistics?

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Statistics applied to the living world.

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What is biometry?

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Give 6 examples of data.

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What types of data are there?

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