Courses of Study 2022-2023 
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Courses of Study 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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VTPEH 6105 - Biostatistics for Health Sciences

Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: VTPEH 6108 . Enrollment limited to: MPH students and graduate students by permission of instructor.

Y. Li.

Teaches statistical concepts and application for health related data analysis.  The course will relate health and biological sciences data back to Gaussian, non-Gaussian, Poisson, Binomial, and other distributions. Topics in descriptive statistics include summary measures, measure of association, concepts related to data distribution, and confidence intervals. Topics related to analytical analysis include categorical data, parametric and non-parametric population comparisons and correlation, and regression techniques. Students will be exposed to a variety of software packages, but will also be expected to calculate the simple statistical approaches as well. Emphasizes the understanding of statistical concepts and application and the structure of health data.

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