## Q501: Introduction To Statistics In Public Health

### Class Description

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.

### Class Information

**Semester(s): **SpringSummer ISummer IIFall

**Semester(s) Offered: ** Spring, Summer I, Summer II, Fall

**Website: **http://oncourse.iu.edu

**Capacity: ** 50

### Contact Information

**Instructor: **TBD

**Other Contact(s): ** Zhongxue Chen - zc3@indiana.edu

### Other Details

**Sequence: ** It is the first of the required statistics class for MPH students.

**Prerequisites: ** None.

**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.