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#### Course Info

This course includes 5 attempts.

For many students and aspiring researchers, learning statistics is a frightful rite of passage.

Our aim in creating this course is to provide you with a lighthearted but focused practical approach to understand and use statistics in research.

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

• explain fundamental statistical concepts,
• distinguish between the different types of statistical analysis,
• create an appropriate statistical analysis plan for a study, and
• perform most common statistical analysis using SPSS.

We hope you have as much fun learning as we did writing this course.

Enjoy!

### Categories

• Data Science
• Medicine
• Software

#### Course Material

• Welcome
• Fundamentals of Statistics I
• Statistical Terms
• Probability: Simple Probability
• Compound Probability
• Conditional probability
• Exercise: Fundamentals of Statistics I
• Fundamentals of Statistics II
• More Statistical Terms
• Probability Distributions
• Normal distribution and z-scores
• Sampling Distributions and the Central Limit Theorem
• Other Common Distributions
• Exercise: Fundamentals of Statistics II
• Fundamentals of Statistics III
• Research Questions and Hypotheses
• Theoretical Basis of Hypothesis Testing
• Confidence Intervals
• Non-parametric tests
• Interpreting p values and confidence intervals
• Exercise: Fundamentals of Statistics III
• Study Designs and Scientific Evidence
• Common Study Designs
• Hierarchy of Evidence
• Sampling
• Randomization
• Exercise: Study Designs and Scientific Evidence
• Preparing Your Data for Analysis
• Types of Data/Variables
• Scales of Measurement of Data
• Creating a Dataset
• Rules for Coding
• Exercise: Preparing Your Data for Analysis
• Data Management in SPSS
• The SPSS Interface
• Importing Data from Other Sources
• Modifying Data Entries
• Copying and Pasting Data
• Inserting New Cases / Variables
• Moving Data
• Computing a New Variable
• Recoding a Variable
• Selecting or Filtering Data
• Handling Multiple-Response Data
• Exercise: Data Management in SPSS
• Describing Data
• Describing Data Using the Frequencies and Descriptives Functions of SPSS
• Displaying Data with Charts
• Assessing Normality of Distribution of Continuous Data
• Cross-tabulations and Correlations
• Exercise: Describing Data
• Inferential Statistics
• Recap of Basic Concepts
• Choosing an Appropriate Test
• The One-Sample T-Test
• The Independent-Samples T-Test
• The Paired-Samples T-Test
• One-Way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
• Chi-Square and Risk
• Exercise: Inferential Statistics
• Correlation and Regression
• Correlation
• Introduction to Regression Analysis
• Linear Regression
• Exercise: Correlation and Linear Regression
• Final Quiz
• Assessment of Comprehension5 attempts allowed
• Practical Quiz5 attempts allowed

#### Instructors

• Dr Fatai Akemokwe (MBBS, FWACP) is a clinical researcher who holds a Diploma in Statistics. He is also an instructor with Enigma Ventures, an organization focused on medical and information technology education. He has a passion for making learning easier and more efficient. He has been involved in data analysis of several research projects. He has eclectic interests ranging from alternative rock to philately.

• A teacher, researcher and community physician. Committed to simplifying foundational concepts in biostatistics, epidemiology and public health

#### Community

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