140.611.81 Statistical Reasoning I

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Statistical analysis helped Salk determine his polio
vaccine was effective.

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授课教师:
John McGready

上线日::

2004年秋季课程

提供

生物统计学系(Biostatistics)


课程描述

Statistical Reasoning in Public Health provides an introduction to selected important topics in biostatistical concepts and reasoning through lectures, exercises, and bulletin board discussions. It represents an introduction to the field and provides a survey of data and data types. Specific topics include tools for describing central tendency and variability in data; methods for performing inference on population means and proportions via sample data; statistical hypothesis testing and its application to group comparisons; issues of power and sample size in study designs; and random sample and other study types. While there are some formulae and computational elements to the course, the emphasis is on interpretation and concepts.

This course is an adaptation of a course originally developed and taught by Ron Brookmeyer.

 


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