Leader: A/Professor R Wolfe
Alfred Hospital First semester 2008 (Off-campus)
Confounding and effect modification, logistic regression, conditional logistic regression for matched case-control studies, linear regression, diagnostics to assess model fit, model estimation methods, Poisson regression for reates, Stata statistical software.
On successful completion of this unit students will have:
- learnt regression methods as applied to epidemiological data.
- gained an understanding of regression methods in terms of the epidemiological concepts of confounding and effect modification.
- the skills to apply regression methods to example datasets using statistical software on a laptop computer.
- gained an understanding and the skills to interpret regression methods in published articles on epidemiological research studies.
30 contact hours over 4 days
MPH1040 and MPH1041 or MPH1030 and MPH1031