COMM 201

This course introduces the basics in epidemiology and biostatistics. It provides the student with concepts and measures of health, disease, disability and death, and the risk factors which determine these events in human populations. Specific topics are covered including types of different studies, statistical hypothesis testing and its application to group comparisons; issues of power and sample size in study designs; and random sample and other study types, normal distribution, P-Values, regression and correlation.