Q501: Introduction To Statistics In Public Health
Upon completion of the course, students should be able to: Understand basic statistical methods and concepts; Use SPSS to analyze data; Conduct bivariate (two variables) analyses; Discuss and present statistical results to an audience of researchers.
Semester(s): SpringSummer ISummer IIFall
Semester(s) Offered: Spring, Summer I, Summer II, Fall
Other Contact(s): Zhongxue Chen - firstname.lastname@example.org
Sequence: It is the first of the required statistics class for MPH students.
Algebra Required?: Basic. Used for notation/homework.
Calculus Required?: Basic. Used for notation/homework.
Day(s) per week offered: Twice a week.
Recommended follow-up classes: Q601, Q602, Q603, Q611, Q612
Substantive Orientation: Public Health
Statistical Orientation: ?
Applied/Theoretical: The course is very applied. Basic theory.
Software Used: SPSS
How the software is used: data analysis
Problem Sets: Yes, most requiring analysis and interpretation of data analysis results.
Data Analysis: Yes in homework
Exams: Yes, one midterm and one final.