The Basics of Data

  1. Data Scales
  2. Normal vs. Non-normal Distribution
  3. Parametric vs. Non-parametric Data

Descriptive Statistics

  1. Measures of Central Tendency: Mean, Median and Mode
  2. Measures of Variability: Standard Deviation, Standard Error of the Mean, Interquartile Range, and Range

Content Outline Learning Objectives:

  • Know the definition of categorical, ordinal, and continuous variables
  • Understand the normal distribution and the use of normal approximation in statistical analysis
  • Know the difference between standard deviation (SD) and standard error of the mean (SEM)
Annals of EM Gaddis Biostats 1.pdf
Annals of EM Gaddis Biostats 2.pdf

Supplemental Reading:

Intuitive Biostatistics Chapters 1-3, 7-11

Classic article:

Green Annals of EM 1999 Risk or Test Minimizer.pdf
July 2019 Quiz.pdf