Johns Hopkins University
Hypothesis Testing in Public Health
Johns Hopkins University

Hypothesis Testing in Public Health

This course is part of Biostatistics in Public Health Specialization

Taught in English

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19 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Use statistical methods to analyze sampling distribution

  • Estimate and interpret 95% confidence intervals for single samples

  • Estimate and interpret 95% confidence intervals for two populations

  • Estimate and interpret p values for hypothesis testing

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11 quizzes

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There are 6 modules in this course

Within module one, you will learn about sample statistics, sampling distribution, and the central limit theorem. You will have the opportunity to test your knowledge with a practice quiz and, then, apply what you learned to the graded quiz.

What's included

6 videos1 reading2 quizzes

Module two builds upon previous materials to discuss confidence intervals, the need for ample sizes of data, and ways to get around the need for ample sizes of data. The practice quiz helps you prepare for the graded quiz.

What's included

6 videos1 reading2 quizzes

Within module three, confidence intervals are discussed at length and ratios are discussed again. Aside from the lectures, you will also be completing a practice quiz and graded quiz.

What's included

8 videos1 reading2 quizzes

Within module four, you will look at statistical hypothesis tests, confidence intervals, and p-value. There is a practice quiz to prepare you for the graded quiz.

What's included

6 videos1 reading2 quizzes

What's included

11 videos2 quizzes

During this module, you get the chance to demonstrate what you've learned by putting yourself in the shoes of biostatistical consultant on two different studies, one about asthma medication and the other about self-administration of injectable contraception. The two research teams have asked you to help them interpret previously published results in order to inform the planning of their own studies. If you've already taken the Summarization and Measurement course, then this scenario will be familiar.

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1 reading1 quiz

Instructor

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4.8 (161 ratings)
John McGready, PhD, MS
Johns Hopkins University
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