An introduction to the use of statistical analysis in public health. Provides an understanding of the basic methods and underlying concepts of statistics that are used in public health decision-making. Among topics explored are descriptive statistics, probability, sampling, hypothesis testing and non-parametric statistics.
- Calculate descriptive statistics related to public health.
- Graph descriptive statistics.
- Evaluate the utility of bivariate analysis methods given a data set.
- Calculate bivariate analyses.
- Interpret the results of bivariate analyses.
- Calculate multivariate analyses to determine association among variables.
- Interpret the results of multivariate analyses.
- Evaluate analysis results by testing hypotheses.
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