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 semester hour units for both NUTR 206 Biostatistics I and its counterpart NUTR 207: Statistical Methods of Nutrition Science and Policy.
IMPORTANT: The first class session will meet September 10 and the first lab session will meet September 12. Check syllabus for classroom location for each class session since multiple classroom locations have been assigned to the course. Also be sure to enroll in the required Biostatistics I Lab in SIS (NUTR 0206L; Class #: 81423), which meets Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 PM in Sackler, Room 316. Students must bring laptops to Lab.