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HNSC 7150X Fundamentals of Biostatistics: Home

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

Course Description

Application and interpretation of basic descriptive and inferential statistical methods for the analysis of public health and other health-related data.

Course Objectives

After taking this course students should:

  1. Be familiar with how inferences are made using data from research studies
  2. Be able to understand and interpret statistical results of nutrition and health research studies
  3. Be able to perform basic descriptive and inferential statistics using a calculator, spreadsheet software and statistics software.

The course contributes to the following ACEND knowledge requirement:

  1. KRDN 4.6 Analyze data for assessment
  2. Evaluate data to be used in decision-making for continuous quality improvement



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.