The first half of this course will cover graphical methods, probability, discrete and continuous distributions, estimation, confidence intervals, and one-sample hypothesis testing. Emphasis is placed on understanding the proper application and interpretation of the methods. The second half of this course will cover two-sample hypothesis testing, nonparametric techniques, sample size determination, correlation, regression, analysis of variance, and analysis of covariance. Emphasis is placed on understanding the proper application and underlying assumptions of the methods presented. Laboratory sessions focus on the use of the STATA statistical package and applications to clinical data.
Biostatistics for Epidemiologic Methods I
Fall term (first half of term)
Summer II Term
Permission of Instructor