In public health and biostatistics, it is important to know and understand terminology and concepts relating to the field. Consider the importance of knowing terminology and respond to the following:
- Define biostatistics and why it is used in public health.
- Give an example of different types of study designs and why they are used.
- Comment on the usefulness of biostatistics relative to quantifying the effects of disease on populations as a whole.
Support your statements with scholarly references.
Write your initial response in approximately 200 words. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.