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: Statistical Methods of Nutrition Science and Policy.
Note: Be sure to also enroll in the required Biostatistics I Lab in SIS (NUTR 0206L; Class #: 81423), which meets Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 PM in Sackler. Students must bring laptops to Lab.