Further Epidemiology and Statistics

Further Epidemiology and Statistics

6 weeks
April - May
Wednesday 10.00 - 3.00pm

What is it about?

This course assumes a level of knowledge consistent with having successfully completed the introduction to statistical methods module. It builds on the introductory module by covering the basic analysis of data from epidemiological studies and introducing methods of adjusting for the effects of confounding variables using analysis of covariance, multiple linear regression and multiple logistic regression. It also gives an introduction to systematic reviews, meta analysis and analysis of survival data.

Who is it for?

This module should be of interest to health professionals who already have some statistical skills and wish to develop these further in the areas listed above.

Why should you undertake it?

Some understanding of the methods covered in this module will be extremely useful in reading published papers in all areas of speciality