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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2017-18

PH 140 Epidemiology/Biostatistics: Part 2 with Lab

The epidemiology component of this course extends the basic principles of epidemiology from ECS140A and introduces additional basic principles of epidemiology, including measurement precision and accuracy, use of statistical testing, and interval estimation in epidemiological studies. Taught as lectures and assigned exercises, this course stresses the practical applications of epidemiological techniques.

The biostatistical topics in this course include exploring and organizing data, life tables, nonparametric analysis, sampling distributions and statistical inference, statistical estimations, hypothesis testing, sample size and power, two-sample comparisons, multiple comparisons, association and correlation, and simple linear regression.

4 credits; (HP, P, LP, NC)

*Core Requirement for MPH and MS

Prerequisites: ECS 140A


David Goodman and Aurora Drew


Fall - Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:00 am-12:00 pm; Plus choice of Lab on either Tuesdays or Thursdays, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm