Back to: Essentials of Biostatistics with JMP®

## Course Objectives:

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

- Generate appropriate descriptive statistics to summarize public health data using JMP
- Compute and interpret confidence interval estimates and tests of hypothesis using JMP
- Interpret statistical results, tables, and figures from public health literature
- Appropriately interpret and present, in lay terms, descriptive statistics, estimates, tests of hypothesis, crude and adjusted measures of effect

## Recommended Text:

Sullivan, L. (2018). *Essentials of Biostatistics in Public Health, 3d Edition*. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Publishers.

Note: a Kindle version of the book is provided free of charge.

## JMP License Information

PHX has partnered with JMP/SAS to provide a free 2 year license of JMP® (Student Edition) to all participants in this course. To request your authorization code, please email phx@bu.edu.

*Download JMP ^{®} Student Edition*

## Schedule:

All quizzes and projects are due by the end of the week (Sunday 11:59pm). Quizzes can be found in each lesson under presentations. Quizzes require a passing score of 80% or higher and can be retaken as many times as needed.

### Week 1:

- Summary Statistics
- Probability

### Week 2:

- Confidence interval estimates for continuous outcomes
- Hypothesis testing for continuous outcomes

### Week 3:

- Categorical data analysis
- Correlation and linear regression

### Week 4:

- Multiple linear regression analysis
- Logistic regression and survival analysis

Certificates are issued within 2 weeks of successful course completion.