Analyzing Data (I is for Investigation, Session 5)

Description:

This presentation developed by Sarah E. Pfau, MPH and Kim Brunette, MPH and recorded by Jennifer A. Horney, MPH gives you an overview of the data analysis methods commonly used during outbreak investigations.

Target Audience
These learning modules are applicable to all public health, medical, veterinary, pharmacy, emergency management, hospital and other professionals interested in public health preparedness. These modules are created by faculty and guest lecturers at the UNC-CH School of Public Health and are equivalent to graduate level content.

Educational Objectives
Understand what an analytic study contributes to an epidemiological outbreak investigation
Know why and how to generate measures of association for cohort and case-control studies
Understand how to interpret measures of association (risk ratios, odds ratios) and corresponding confidence intervals
Understand how to interpret tests of significance

This course is provided by the North Carolina Public Health Preparedness Center. You will need to complete a separate registration to have access to this course. Click the course title, then choose register on the course page. When you have finished, print off your certificate from North Carolina, then return to the LMS and choose Mark Complete from the action menu in the Learning Plan in your Workspace.

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