Biostatistics (DrPH2)


This course provides students with the necessary skills they need to perform statistical analysis of data from biomedical research, healthcare administration, electronic medical records, vital statistics, disease registries, and research databases. Students will learn the appropriate statistical techniques used for estimation and inference. The course enhances participants’ understanding of statistical modelling for continuous and binary data and their assumptions, correlated data analysis, and longitudinal data analysis. The use of a statistics package, such as SPSS, to analyze case studies will be important throughout.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate mastery of essential concepts in hypothesis testing & statistical inference.
  2. Apply statistical concepts commonly used in health sciences & health informatics.
  3. Conduct statistical analysis using the appropriate statistical procedures for biomedical data and archival data.
  4. Interpret results, draw conclusions, and prepare statistical reports.
  5. Use SPSS for data analysis, interpretation, and clear communication of results.
  1. Review of Descriptive Statistics
  2. Interval Estimation and Hypothesis Testing
  3. Independent t Test
  4. The Chi-Square Test
  5. ANOVA Test
  6. Repeated Measures Analysis
  7. Simple Linear Regression
  8. Multiple Linear Regression
  9. Binary Logistic Regression
  10. Survival analysis: Kaplan-Meier Survival Curves
Duration: 60 Learning Hours
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Participant who complete the stand alone course will be awarded a Certificate of Successful Completion.

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