Lecture, three hours; laboratory, two hours. Preparation: one statistics course. Concepts of health data management, design and maintenance of large databases on various media as well as across networks; computer programming tools and techniques facilitating data entry, transmission, data retrieval for statistical analyses, tabulation and report generation useful to biostatisticians, health planners, and other health professionals. Letter grading.
This course will be offered by the Biostatistics Department in Fall 2012.