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 Sackler's CTS 0527. NOTE: Students cannot receive credit for both NUTR 206 Biostatistics I and its counterpart NUTR 207: Regression Analysis for Nutrition Research (Policy).
Note: Be sure to also enroll in the required Biostatistics I Lab in SIS (NUTR 0206L; Class #: 83520), which meets Wednesdays, 3:30-5:00 PM in Sackler.