How many millennials are contracting COVID-19 compared to Gen Z? Which ethnic group has the highest rate of childhood obesity? Are certain regions of the country more likely to develop cancer than others?
In this course, you will learn how to read, interpret, and critically evaluate statistics through examples from medical literature and popular press, and be able to apply it to your own real-world inquiries. By learning how to identify and define data points, you will be able to avoid common statistical pitfalls while conducting medical research and interpreting health discoveries.
- Understand basic study designs and measurements of disease frequency
- Comprehend and describe different types of data
- Perform basic data analysis using either programming language R or SAS