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Biostatistics for beginners
Dr. Sabyasachi SenguptaOphthalmologist; Founder, Future Vision Eye Care, Mumbai; Associate Editor, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology
Get the skills to analyze and interpret data pertaining to your research with this well-structured program that explains the basic and advanced concepts of statistics, including how it can help you present your findings effectively.
What you learn
An introduction to biostatistical concepts
How to interpret data and check for errors
Advanced statistics and how you can apply it
How to analyze and present data for your research
All data that you record as part of your research needs to be decoded, analyzed and presented to support your research findings. In fact, you will not just need to document data correctly but also watch out for errors that might occur while applying formulas and parameters to derive conclusions. This is essential to deliver an accurate research study that will reach a wider audience and drive impact across the world.
In this well-structured program, you will master the skill of making and using Excel sheets to document and calculate your data, as well as other vital concepts pertaining to biostatistics and how to apply them. You will learn about the elusive ‘variable’, the basic building blocks of biostatistics, and the role it plays in advanced statistics, including the best ways to graphically represent it. The program also presents you with expert tips on how to communicate with a bio-statistician, which is a critical aspect when designing your study. By the end of the program, you’ll be able to wield data correctly and present your research findings effectively.