2019-2020 Samford University Graduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 07, 2021  
2019-2020 Samford University Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHLT 504 - Biostatistics for Public Health Professionals (3)


This is an introductory biostatistics course to provide foundation and application of statistics in the field of public health. The course provides an overview of various statistical methods used in public health practice and research. Emphasis is on application of appropriate methods and interpretation of results. Examples and problems from public health settings will be included. Various statistical software will be used to analyze data (Excel, SPSS and others), but prior computing experience is not required. Topics covered include methods of summarizing data and estimation and hypothesis testing techniques, including the t-test, the chisquare test, the analysis of variance, correlation analysis, and linear regression. Offered: Summer.



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