The course is for students in the public health sciences who seek to develop data analysis skills. The course includes emphasis on the application and interpretation of statistical tests using SAS software. Students will learn basic methods for data organization and management as well as skills in data exploration, graphical and tabular display. Topics include descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing for means, proportions, elementary non-parametric techniques, tests, ANOVA, correlations, linear and logistic regression. The course culminates in group data analysis projects.