Indiana University Bloomington

Public Health Q501
Introduction To Statistics In Public Health

Contact: Zhongxue Chen zc3@indiana.edu
Offered: Spring, Fall, Summer Session: Every Year
Capacity: 50
Sequence: It is the first of the required statistics class for MPH students
Pre-Requisites: None
Algebra Required: Basic. Used for notation/homework.
Calculus Required: Basic. Used for notation/homework.
Contact Person for Authorization: None
Instructor: TBD
Days Per Week Offered: Twice a week.
Website: http://oncourse.iu.edu
Recommended follow-up classes: Q601, Q602, Q603, Q611, Q612
Syllabus: No Syllabus Avaliable
Keywords: SPSS, Applied, Descriptive Statistics, Bivariate Analyses, Mean, Standard Deviation, Chi-Square, ANOVA, t-test, Correlation
Description: Upon completion of the course, students should be able to: Understand basic statistical methods and concepts; Use SPSS to analyze data; Conduct bivariate (two variables) analyses; Discuss and present statistical results to an audience of researchers.
Substantive Orientation: Public Health
Statistical Orientation: ?
Applied/Theoretical: The course is very applied. Basic theory.
Software: SPSS
How Software is Used: data analysis
Problem Sets: Yes, most requiring analysis and interpretation of data analysis results
Data Analysis: Yes in homework
Exams: Yes, one midterm and one final.