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Introduction to Biostatistics

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Introduction to Biostatistics provides an introduction to selected important topics in biostatistical concepts and reasoning through lectures, exercises, and bulletin board discussions. 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.


Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


Instructions / Notes

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3. Once logged in, YOU MUST CLICK ON THE COURSE TITLE in order to enroll in the course.
4. Once on the Course webpage, please read the course syllabus for full details about this course.  The Pre-Course assessment must be complete but does not count towards the final grade.  A certificate is available upon successful passing of the final assessement.  


Online / Self-paced


Created at 7/19/2010 11:04 AM by Villa, Christie M
Last modified at 10/11/2010 10:54 AM by Villa, Christie M