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Nivel principiante

Nivel principiante

The recommended math prerequisite is up through and including basic algebra including logarithms and the equation of a line.

Horas para completar

Aprox. 9 horas para completar

Sugerido: 4 weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week...
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Qué aprenderás

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    Calculate continuous data measures

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    Interpret data visualizations

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    Analyze binary data

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    Analyze time to event data

Habilidades que obtendrás

StatisticsNormal Distributionsummary measuresbinary data
100 % en línea

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Nivel principiante

Nivel principiante

The recommended math prerequisite is up through and including basic algebra including logarithms and the equation of a line.

Horas para completar

Aprox. 9 horas para completar

Sugerido: 4 weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week...
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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1
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

The Role of Statistics in Public Health Research

Within this learning module, you will learn how statistics are used within public heath research. Topics covered include study design types, data types, and data summarization. You will complete a practice quiz before completing a graded quiz. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 64 minutos), 1 quiz
Video6 videos
Introduction and Overview11m
Samples Versus Population11m
Considerations with Regard to Study Design22m
Data Types and Summarization8m
Additional Examples9m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Practice Quiz: The Role of Statistics in Public Health Research
Horas para completar
4 horas para completar

Continuous Data Measures

Module two involves several lectures, a practice quiz and a graded quiz. Topics include summary statistics, visual displays, role of sample size, and continuous data. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 110 minutos), 2 quizzes
Video6 videos
Useful Summary Statistics24m
Visual Displays16m
The Role of Sample Size on Sample Based Estimates16m
Comparing Distributions of Continuous Data16m
Additional Examples11m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Practice: Continuous Data Measuress
Continuous Data Measures20m
Semana
2
Horas para completar
3 horas para completar

The Normal Distribution

The focus of this module is on normal distribution. Topics covered include defining the standard normal distribution, and application of principles of normal distribution to sample data. There is a practice quiz where you can test your knowledge before completing the graded quiz. ...
Reading
5 videos (Total 75 minutos), 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
The Standard Normal Distribution Defined19m
Applying the Principles of the Normal Distribution to Sample Data to Estimate Characteristics of Population Data26m
What Happens When We Apply the Properties of the Normal Distribution to Data Not Approximately Normal: A Warning13m
Additional Examples12m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Practice: The Normal Distribution30m
The Normal Distributions
Semana
3
Horas para completar
3 horas para completar

Binary Data

Module four covers binary data and its significance. In addition to lectures, you will complete a practice quiz and a graded quiz. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 78 minutos), 2 quizzes
Video6 videos
Binary Data: Definition and Summarization (Binomial Distribution, P-Hat, SD)11m
Comparing Distributions of Binary Data: Risk Difference and Relative Risk22m
Comparing Distributions of Binary Data: Odds Ratios16m
A Brief Note About Ratios (Will Also Be Revisited Later in the Course)12m
Additional Examples13m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Practice: Binary Data20m
Binary Datas
Semana
4
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Dealing with the Element of Time

In module five, you will explore how time is defined and studied in relation to data and learn about the Kaplan-Meir curve. In addition to a practice quiz, you will complete a graded quiz and project. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 85 minutos), 2 quizzes
Video6 videos
Time to Event Data: Definition (Censoring) and Numerical Summary Measures (Incidence Rates)24m
Numerically Comparing Groups on Time to Event Outcomes11m
Summarizing Time-to-Event Data, Graphically27m
Graphically Comparing Groups on Time to Event Outcomes9m
Additional Examples10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Practice: Dealing with the Element of Time
Dealing with Elements of Times
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Course Project

During this module, you get the chance to demonstrate what you've learned by putting yourself in the shoes of biostatistical consultant on two different studies, one about asthma medication and the other about self-administration of injectable contraception. The two research teams have asked you to help them interpret previously published results in order to inform the planning of their own studies....
Reading
1 reading, 1 quiz
Reading1 lectura
Biostatistical Consulting Project30m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Course Project Quizs

Instructor

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John McGready, PhD, MS

Associate Scientist, Biostatistics
Bloomberg School of Public Health

Acerca de Johns Hopkins University

The mission of The Johns Hopkins University is to educate its students and cultivate their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world....

Acerca del programa especializado Biostatistics in Public Health

This specialization is intended for public health and healthcare professionals, researchers, data analysts, social workers, and others who need a comprehensive concepts-centric biostatistics primer. Those who complete the specialization will be able to read and respond to the scientific literature, including the Methods and Results sections, in public health, medicine, biological science, and related fields. Successful learners will also be prepared to participate as part of a research team....
Biostatistics in Public Health

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