This course introduces basic principles and applications of statistics to problems in clinical research. Topics covered include descriptive statistics, probability and random variation, sampling, hypothesis testing, proportions, measures of frequency, t-tests, chi-square tests, one-way analysis of variance, correlation, linear regression and nonparametric statistics. This course has a required Laboratory (NUTR 0206.1L) linked to the NUTR 0206.01 course and it is cross-listed with the Tufts Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences' CTS 0527. NOTE: Students cannot receive semester hour units for both NUTR 206 Biostatistics I and its counterpart NUTR 207: Statistical Methods of Nutrition Science and Policy.
Please bring your laptop to each class session and each lab session.
Instructor: Angie Rodday - Note: Instructor during the month of September until mid-October: Benjamin Sweigart