Document Type


Publication Date

Fall 2021

Catalog Description

This course will provide broad overview of statistical methods and commonly used software to analyze the public health data, emphasizing interpretations and concepts. It will focus on developing the ability to read the scientific literature to critically evaluate study designs and methods for secondary data analysis. It also will introduce students about the commonly used statistical software package SPSS to manipulate data and prepare them for remaining course work for their concentration. Students will use statistical software (SPSS) to analyze data originating from various survey designs, including data from experimental designs. Emphasis will be placed on the development of critical thinking skills, statistical reasoning, and collaboration. Students will learn to apply the concepts covered in class through a semester-long hands-on analysis of real public health data using statistical software.

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Public Health Commons