If you prefer you can also run commands from a command line to create a table. A lot of web hosts don't give you shell access to the server anymore, or allow remote access to the MySQL servers. If you want to do it this way you may have to install MySQL locally, or try this nifty web interface.
First you will need to login to your MySQL database. If you are unsure how try using this line:
mysql -u Username -p Password DbName
Then you can run the command:
CREATE TABLE people (name VARCHAR(30), age INTEGER, height FLOAT, date DATETIME);
To view what you have just created try typing in:
No matter which method you chose to use, you should now have a table setup and ready for us to enter data into.