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Summary Statistics in Public Health

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About

In this Summary Statistics in Public Health course offered by Coursera in partnership with Johns Hopkins University, we'll focus on the use of statistical measurement methods within the world of public health research. 

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Overview

Biostatistics is the application of statistical reasoning to the life sciences, and it is the key to unlocking the data gathered by researchers and the evidence presented in the scientific literature. 

Along the way, you'll be introduced to a variety of methods and measures, and you'll practice interpreting data and performing calculations on real data from published studies.  

Topics of the Summary Statistics in Public Health course offered by Coursera in partnership with Johns Hopkins University include summary measures, visual displays, continuous data, sample size, the normal distribution, binary data, the element of time, and the Kaplan-Meir curve.

What You Will Learn

  • Calculate continuous data measures
  • Interpret data visualizations
  • Analyze binary data
  • Analyze time to event data

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Role of Statistics in Public Health Research
  • Continuous Data Measures
  • The Normal Distribution
  • Binary Data
  • Dealing with the Element of Time
  • Course Project

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Beginner Level

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

Tuition Fee

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project. 

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