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In this course you will gain an understanding of the principles of measurement of clinical data, learn to recognize data types, and to correctly identify statistical methods appropriate for analysis of a given clinical data set. You will gain experience in assembling a clinical dataset in formats suitable for analysis by STATA or other comparable statistical packages. You will also learn skills for conducting graphical and numerical exploratory data analysis, comparative tests of categorical, ordinal, and continuous data, linear and logistic regression analysis, and survival analysis by life table and Kaplan-Meier techniques.

Note: for master's students enrolled in the Clinical Research program ONLY. For more information please visit the program website:

Course Number: CLRE-253
Credit: 2.00 unit(s)