Course:Introduction to Biostatistics JHBSPH

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Course Name Introduction to Biostatistics
URL to course page http://ocw.jhsph.edu/courses/introbiostats/index.cfm
Name of institution (e.g., MIT, Harvard) Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Domain of institution (e.g., mit.edu, harvard.edu) http://www.jhsph.edu
Course features Book List, Lecture Audio, Problems/Exercises, Problem/Test Solutions
Review of course Introduction to Biostatistics provides an introduction to selected important topics in biostatistical concepts and reasoning. This course 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.
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SubjectsHealth, Mathematics