Introduction to Biostatistics

SPH BS 704

This course meets the biostatistics core course requirement for all degrees and concentrations at SPH. The course replaces BS701 and BS703. Topics include the collection, classification, and presentation of descriptive data; the rationale of estimation and hypothesis testing; analysis of variance; analysis of contingency tables; correlation and regression analaysis; multiple regression, logistic regression, and the statistical control of confounding; sample size and power considerations; survival analysis. Special attention is directed to the ability to recognize and interpret statistical procedures in articles from the current literature. This course gives students the skills to perform, present, and interpret basic statistical analyses using the R statistical package.

FALL 2017 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Hicks INS 110 M 6:00 pm-8:30 pm MED Campus

SPRG 2018 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
B1 Nelson INS 112 M 10:00 am-12:50 pm MED Campus

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