Course No: PUBH.5750-061; SIS Class Nbr: 1804; SIS Term: 3040
Course Status: Open
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).
Related Programs: M.P.H. in Public Health: Healthcare Management Option
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