Online Program

Getting started with statistical software

Sunday, November 3, 2013 : 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Michael A. Joseph, PhD, MPH, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
The purpose of this session is to provide learners with hands-on practice learning the basic layout of SPSS, and to develop basic data management skills in learning how to access, examine and save data. Students will also learn how to distinguish between different scales of measurement used in biostatistics.

Learning Areas:

Biostatistics, economics

Learning Objectives:
Describe how to use SPSS to input and manipulate data. Differentiate between various scales of measurement used in statistics.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have over a decade of experience teaching classes in biostatistics, computing and epidemiologic research methods to diverse audiences with varying levels of knowledge, skill and expertise.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.