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|PHTH 5210 - Biostatistics in Public Health|
Offers public health students an opportunity to obtain the fundamental concepts and methods of biostatistics as applied predominantly to public health problems and the skills to perform basic statistical calculations Emphasizes interpretation and comprehension of concepts. Topics include descriptive statistics, vital statistics, sampling, estimation and significance testing, sample size and power, correlation and regression, spatial and temporal trends, small area analysis, and statistical issues in policy development. Draws examples of statistical methods from the public health practice. Introduces use of computer statistical packages. Prereq. Enrollment in MPH or execrcise science program or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture
Health Sciences Department