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Introduction to Statistics and Research Methods

Welcome to the online home of 'Introduction to Statistics and Research Methods' course material.

All pages and materials have been produced and provided by the Centre for Applied Statistics Courses (CASC), UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health.

The aim of this course is to introduce the statistical methods and concepts that are currently used in many fields of quantitative research

We hope you find these resources helpful in your future research!

You can navigate through these notes using the chapter links on the right-hand side of this page.

For more information about CASC and the short courses they run visit www.ucl.ac.uk/stats-courses

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All reasonable endeavours have been made to ensure the accuracy of the Statistics and Research Methods contained on these pages. University College London makes no warranty, express or implied, as to accuracy and will not be held responsible for any consequence arising out of any inaccuracies or omissions. University College London accepts no liability whatsoever either direct or indirect for the effects of any analysis, product or process that may be produced or adopted by any party using the materials or any other party, notwithstanding that the formulation of such analysis, product or process may be based upon the use of the Statistics and Research Methods contained on these pages.

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