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课程概述

Welcome to Introduction to Statistics & Data Analysis in Public Health! This course will teach you the core building blocks of statistical analysis - types of variables, common distributions, hypothesis testing - but, more than that, it will enable you to take a data set you've never seen before, describe its keys features, get to know its strengths and quirks, run some vital basic analyses and then formulate and test hypotheses based on means and proportions. You'll then have a solid grounding to move on to more sophisticated analysis and take the other courses in the series. You'll learn the popular, flexible and completely free software R, used by statistics and machine learning practitioners everywhere. It's hands-on, so you'll first learn about how to phrase a testable hypothesis via examples of medical research as reported by the media. Then you'll work through a data set on fruit and vegetable eating habits: data that are realistically messy, because that's what public health data sets are like in reality. There will be mini-quizzes with feedback along the way to check your understanding. The course will sharpen your ability to think critically and not take things for granted: in this age of uncontrolled algorithms and fake news, these skills are more important than ever. Prerequisites Some formulae are given to aid understanding, but this is not one of those courses where you need a mathematics degree to follow it. You will need only basic numeracy (for example, we will not use calculus) and familiarity with graphical and tabular ways of presenting results. No knowledge of R or programming is assumed....

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SK
Oct 11, 2019

This is the best course among all I've taken..\n\nThe instructor has presented the content precisely.\n\nI highly recommend to those who are looking to explore R in the field of health

LA
May 25, 2019

Was a very nicely done and clear course to build or re-build foundation for most common statistical concepts and an intro to using R via R-Studio for your work with them on the basics.

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126 - Introduction to Statistics & Data Analysis in Public Health 的 150 个评论(共 182 个)

创建者 Sehar A

Aug 15, 2020

Very well planned course

创建者 Yasna P S

Mar 4, 2020

Good introductory course

创建者 Kaoma M M

Mar 12, 2020

Current and applicable

创建者 Tawsib A L

Sep 28, 2020

very effective course

创建者 Enrique D O

Mar 31, 2019

I highly recommend it

创建者 Piamaria N

Mar 15, 2020

course presentation.

创建者 Liz M

Mar 25, 2020

Great use of time!

创建者 Max G

Jan 19, 2020

It was fun & easy

创建者 Md. A S

Jul 29, 2020

Excellent Course

创建者 Tamal K

May 8, 2020

perfect course

创建者 CECIL K M A

Jan 12, 2021

great useful

创建者 Ruaan O C

Jun 30, 2020

It's perfect

创建者 Jesús G H P

Jun 29, 2020

amazing!!!!

创建者 Mohammed A E M D

Mar 17, 2020

fascinating

创建者 Anup K

Sep 7, 2019

Good Course

创建者 ONUOHA C A

Jun 24, 2019

Outstanding

创建者 Ignacio E F

Oct 29, 2020

Muy bueno!

创建者 Eddy A S M

Jun 3, 2019

Excelente!

创建者 Wentao ( Y

Dec 11, 2020

great!!!!

创建者 Luis S

Nov 17, 2020

Excellent

创建者 Jesús A O D

Apr 5, 2020

Ecxellent

创建者 Jeshua R G

Mar 6, 2020

Excellent

创建者 Lida M

Nov 11, 2019

Thanks.

创建者 Kim S J

Jul 9, 2020

Good!!

创建者 fabien M

Apr 10, 2020

I enjoyed the course.

I noticed a strong acceleration from week 2 to week 3, and in some case, it may be difficult for non native English speaker to answer correctly to the question (as it is formulated), event with years experience of high level business english (including in legal/contract analysis).

The course covers many aspects, but one may have to wait a little for some parts to be clarified (you may experience a lot of questions before getting the answer some lectures after