Statistical hypotheses Null hypothesis (H0): No difference or relation exists; e.g. Treatment A is not better than Treatment B Alternative or research hypothesis (H1): Some…Explore more Errors and P-value
Baye’s theorem derived PPV and NPV
Let’s unveil the mathematics behind the relation between: Prevalence (Pre-test probability) Predictive value (Post-test probability) Sensitivity Specificity SYMBOLS: Total screened population = nPrevalence = PSensitivity…Explore more Baye’s theorem derived PPV and NPV
Screening tests in Series and Parallel
A. Parallel testing 2 screening tests are applied simultaneously: Disease positives: Test positive in either of the two tests (If one test is negative, still…Explore more Screening tests in Series and Parallel
Sustainable Development Goal 3 – Points to Remember
Total SDG goals: 17 Time frame: 2016-2030 Goal 3: Good health and well beings for all ages Important targets of Goal 3 (Targeted by 2030)…Explore more Sustainable Development Goal 3 – Points to Remember
Key Health Indicators of Nepal to Remember (NDHS, 2016)
These rates, ratios and proportions are often questioned in PGMEE, pediatrics, obstetrics and preventive and social medicine (PSM) or community medicine examinations. a. Neonatal mortality…Explore more Key Health Indicators of Nepal to Remember (NDHS, 2016)
Which statistical test to use?
Steps: Determine the types of data Determine the number of samples If two samples: are they independent groups or related (matched) groups? Choose the test…Explore more Which statistical test to use?
National Immunization Schedule of Nepal (2019)
There should be at least 7 contacts of children (At birth, 6,10,14 weeks, 9, 12, 15 months) to health center to fully immunize as per…Explore more National Immunization Schedule of Nepal (2019)