Harvard Biostatistics Multiple Lecture Courses

Course Title: Introduction to Statistical Methods

Course ID: BST201 (Full Term Course)

Topics to be covered:
Covers basic statistical techniques that are important for analyzing data arising from epidemiology, environmental health and biomedical and other public health-related research. Major topics include descriptive statistics, elements of probability, introduction to estimation and hypothesis testing, nonparametric methods, techniques for categorical data, regression analysis, analysis of variance, and elements of study design. Applications are stressed. Designed for students desiring more emphasis on theoretical developments.

Prior math/stat knowledge: Background in algebra and calculus strongly recommended.

Computing: Stata statistical package will be used