Note: This course is not available for the current semester.
Course No: PUBH.5750; Last Offered: Summer 2021;
Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of disease in human populations, and the risk factors associated with diseases. This course provides an introduction to epidemiology and the associated biostatistical methods that constitute the principal quantitative methods for disease prevention. Topics include: measures of disease frequency, measures of central tendency and spread, rates and risks, precision and validity, bias, simple linear regression, and the important study designs (population surveys, cohort, case-control and cross-sectional studies).
Contact the Advising Center at 978-934-2474 or Continuing_Education@uml.edu
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