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Mentored Scholarly Activity Guide (MSA): Statistical Resources

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Statistical Resources

Research Consulting Laboratory

Building 406, Room 102 | | 303-724-4619
Medical investigators needing a "quick question" answered and students working on theses, dissertations and research projects can obtain support from the CBC Research Consulting Lab.  Staffed by graduate students in Biostatistics & Informatics, and supervised by Kim McFann, PhD, the RCL provides tutoring on the design of studies, sample size calculations, data analysis, and other biostatistical subjects.  Call 303-724-4619 to schedule an appointment. Be sure to mention you are an MSA student.

Biostats 101 Seminar Series View online introductory Biostats videos at your convenience. Topics include:

  1. The Role of the Statistician in the Research Process
  2. Estimation and Summarizing Data
  3. Hypothesis Testing and Confidence Intervals
  4. t-Tests and Chi-Square Tests
  5. Power and Sample Size
  6. Correlation
  7. Basics of Linear Regression
  8. Basics of Logistic Regression
  9. Basics of Time to Event Analysis

See also Facts and Figures for Global Health, Health Data.

  • CDC WONDER Provides a single point of access to a wide variety of reports and numeric public health data.
  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Statistics and Research Data Offers municipal, county, and state statistics on a variety of health topics.
  • FedStats Gateway to statistical sources from US Federal and State agency websites. A wide variety of search methods are available at the site.
  • Health Data Tools and Statistics Provides links to large collections of health data and statistics from worldwide sources, from Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce.
  • Pan American Health Organization Health Data Provides data on 108 indicators for 48 member countries.
  • R Project for Statistical Computing R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics.
  • SAS and SPSS are available to AMC students, faculty, and staff in some of the AMC computer labs.  Please contact ESS for more info.

    SAS has been installed in two computer classrooms on campus – Ed 2N, room 2201C and R1 N, room 1309.  ESS maintains these rooms. SPSS is only installed in Ed 2N, 2201C.

  • Statistical Resources on the Web List maintained by the University of Michigan Library Documents Center, linking to major health statistics sources and resources by health topic.
  • Who Data and Statistics Provide data and analyses on global health priorities. Each theme page provides information on global situation and trends highlights, using core indicators, database views, major publications and links to relevant web pages on the theme.
  • WHO Statistical Information System (WHOSIS) Presents the most comprehensive health data on all of the 193 WHO Member States. Data cover 50 core health indicators organized into six major categories including risk factors, diseases, mortality, and socio-demographic statistics.

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