Course: Statistical Reasoning I

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Readings

Recommended Textbooks

Altman, D.G. (1991). Practical Statistics for Medical Research. London : Chapman and Hall. Freedman, D., Pisani, R., Purves, R. Statistics.
Moore, D., McCabe, G. Introduction to the Practice of Statistics.


Session Topic Readings
Module 1: Describing Data
1 Describing Data: Part I Practical Statistics for Medical Research, Douglas Altman. Sections: 1.1-1.5, 2.1-2.7, 3.3.1, 4.1- 4.3
2 Describing Data: Part II Practical Statistics for Medical Research, Douglas Altman. Sections: 3.1-3.7, 4.5
Module 2: Confidence Intervals
3 Confidence Intervals Practical Statistics for Medical Research, Douglas Altman. Sections: 7.1-7.5, 8.1-8.4
Special Lecture Introduction to Stata Practical Statistics for Medical Research, Douglas Altman. Sections: 7.1-7.5, 8.1-8.4
Module 3: Comparing Two Groups and Hypothesis Testing
4 The Paired t-Test and Hypothesis Testing Practical Statistics for Medical Research, Douglas Altman. Sections: 8.5, 8.7-8.11, 9.1-9.5
5 Comparing Means Among Two (or More) Independent Populations Practical Statistics for Medical Research, Douglas Altman. Sections: 9.6-9.11 (Skip 9.9)
6 Comparing Proportions Between Two Independent Populations Practical Statistics for Medical Research, Douglas Altman. Sections: 9.6-9.11 (Skip 9.9)
Module 4: Introduction to Survival Analysis
7 When Time is of Interest: The Case for Survival Analysis No readings for this section.