Medical Biometry I

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This course can only be taken as part of the Certificate in Applied Biostatistics.

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In this course, you’ll learn how to interpret the results of statistical analyses common in biomedical research by applying a variety of statistical methods and data manipulations in statistical software. We’ll expand your understanding of how to employ basic statistical concepts for answering scientific questions. You’ll explore how to apply appropriate statistical methods to analyze data sets from scientific and medical literature using the R software package.

We’ll also cover different types of study designs, when to employ different statistical tests, and how to interpret, report and draw conclusions from the results. We’ll also learn how to program in R to graphically display data in a variety of formats, and examine best practices for data presentation, interpretation and results reporting.

Program Overview

This course is part of the Certificate in Applied Biostatistics.

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Medical Biometry I