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Approximately how may biostats questions do people see on the test, and do they usually require calculations? I notice biostatistics is combined with ethics and other behavioral sciences in Kaplan LN's. How high yield is this stuff?
 

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According to this study http://www.usmle-forums.com/usmle-s.../354-usmle-step-1-questions-distribution.html

Biostatistics and Behavioral Sciences and Ethics compose around 5% of your total exam.

Biostatistics alone may constitute like 2-3% of the questions. You'll mostly see like 5-8 questions in your exam.

Usually the questions do not involve complex calculations. If at all, it will be something like dividing 40 by 50 and you can do it easily with the built-in calculator in Fred V2 software.
 
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