Unit

School Of Medicine

Statistical Methods in EpidemiologyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401176.1

Discipline: EPIDEMIOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Haider Mannan


Assumed Knowledge
High school mathematics (arithmetic, formulas and algebra, reading graphs)


Prerequisite
401077 Introduction to Biostatistics

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Online - ONLINE  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
Statistical ideas are integral to the conceptual basis of epidemiology and provide the tools needed to interpret epidemiological information and conduct epidemiological studies. Most professions in the health sciences need to be able to read and interpret statistics relating to individual and population health status and health risks, and to identify appropriate statistical methods to evaluate interventions, health policies and programs. Many public health practitioners are actively involved in surveillance, quantitative research and/or evaluation. This unit aims to support students to reach a level of proficiency in the selection of appropriate statistical methods to address specific research questions with a given dataset, conduct the selected analysis, interpret the results appropriately and draw valid and insightful conclusions about the research question.


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