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Applied biostatistical methods (6 points)


Leader: Associate Professor A Forbes

Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Practical application of statistical analysis of data for many commonly encountered epidemiological study designs. Focus on logical construction rather than mathematical formulation; ensuring applicability; computational methods & potential difficulties. Topics include sample size selection, categorical data methods using stratification, confounding & effect modification assessment, linear & logistic regression methods & survival data analysis. Students can purchase at a discounted price the statistical software package used from the Dept.

Assessment: Class exercises + Written assignments

Contact Hours: 2 contact hours per week

Prerequisites: MPH1040 & MPH1041 or MPH1030 & MPH1031

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