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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....


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

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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May 4, 2020

It was a great experience where I was introduced to public health research and some of the basics of statistics in public health. The only problem I had is to get familiar with R because of technical issues.

创建者 Victor I M

Aug 24, 2020

As I said, this is a good course for people who are looking for an introduction to statistical thinking. It only lacks R coding and simulations to exemplify rather than pen and paper.

创建者 Debayan K

May 14, 2021

This is a great course for Introduction to Statistics & Data Analysis in Public Health. It covers all the necessary topics and provides a well designed learning structure.

创建者 Bongi R

Jun 30, 2020

Challenging but very informative. Sometimes I was not clear on the concept but usually there was a discussion a couple of clicks away which elucidated things,

创建者 Sandra D A

May 6, 2020

Buen curso, excelente cantidad de contenido. Creo que hay que tener un conocimiento mínimo de R. Me gustaron mucho los videos. Los ejercicios son excelentes.

创建者 Xi F

Aug 17, 2019

Great course to start learning statistics in public health. I love the example data that are closely related to public health field. Thank you very much!

创建者 Paul M

Oct 4, 2020

Good for me though I have done a fair amount of statistics previously. Still learnt useful nuggets to take away and it's getting me into using R.

创建者 András K

Mar 16, 2020

The information is presented in a professional manner. However, these are far from reaching the level of an in-depth university course.

创建者 Abhinav

Aug 10, 2020

a very good beginner's course for people who want to learn R for public health, i used the help of youtube with this course its v nice


Sep 14, 2020

If it's your first time learning statistics you'll love it. If it's not your first time, it's a great way of refreshing knowledge.

创建者 Sarana W

May 22, 2021

useful information however, the program was a bit tough to navigate for me, however once i figured it out it was smoother sailing

创建者 Marco A J V B

Dec 6, 2020

Very easy introduction to learn about statistics and to use the R system to get results from a database

创建者 Paul F G

Oct 25, 2020

A good, general course for learning about public health and a little bit of the R programming language.

创建者 Ainiah R R

Apr 30, 2020

I strongly enjoyed the refresher on how to apply the statistical tests with relevant data examples.

创建者 Fidel G

Nov 25, 2019

The course will make your mind to spin as you try to get the correct answer to the questions.

创建者 Akshay k

May 4, 2020

A bit hard but very informative and required skills to learn through great professors.

创建者 Maha

Jun 26, 2019

very interesting course for a beginner in statistics with R

创建者 Tania K M

Jul 10, 2020

It was very interesting and amazing and very informative.

创建者 Keming Z

Feb 17, 2021

More details regarding hypothesis test can be included.

创建者 王心怡

Jul 28, 2021

well,but i can't open the web about some assignment

创建者 Suraj G

Jan 19, 2021

good curse but it should focus more on R skill

创建者 Justin C

Dec 22, 2019

a brief introduction to statistical thinking

创建者 Jamila K

Jul 10, 2020

amazing and very twisted course and helpful


Aug 3, 2020

really informative thank you

创建者 sandeep d

Sep 20, 2020

great course