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HNSC 3300 Introduction to Biostatistics for the Health Sciences: Home

OER for Prof. Pouget

Course Description

Elementary statistical techniques applied to tests and measurements in health education. Design and evaluation of tests to measure health attitudes, knowledge, and behavior. Development and use of tests to augment the teaching of health. After taking this course you should be able to understand and interpret statistical results of health research studies, and be able to perform descriptive and basic inferential statistical analyzes on health data. Practical applications regarding contemporary health issues are emphasized.

Professor Information

Enrique Pouget

Assistant Professor, Health and Nutrition Sciences

Office: 4107 Ingersoll Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x2736
Fax: 718.951.4670

Enrique Rodriguez Pouget is an epidemiologist whose work is focused on social determinants of health and racial/ethnic health disparities. He is an author of over 60 research publications in peer-reviewed journals.

View his list of PubMed citations and his list of Google Scholar citations

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Citation: Crump, MJC (2018) Answering questions with data Retrieved from

Description: You will be using this free OER textbook for your course.  Readings are listed on the "Lecture Schedule and Readings" page.

License: This book is released under a creative commons license CC BY-SA 4.0.

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Lab Manual

Lab manual

Citation: Crump, MJC., Krishnan, A. Volz, S. and Chavaga, A. (2018) Answering questions with data: Lab Manual Retrieved from

Description: This is the companion lab to the free introductory statistics textbook, Answering questions with data. This lab manual involves step by-step tutorials to solve data-analysis problems in software. They use open-data sets that are usually paired with a primary research article.

License: This lab manual is released under a creative commons licence CC BY-SA 4.0.