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Categorical Data Analysis - PUBH5212

In this unit the biostatistical concepts covered in earlier units are extended to cover analysis of epidemiological studies where the outcome variable is categorical. Topics of study include: testing for trend in a 2 x r contingency table; the Mantel-Haenszel test for the combination of several 2 x 2 tables, with estimation of the combined odds ratio and confidence limits; multiple logistic regression; Poisson regression; modelling strategy. The assignments will involve practical analysis and interpretation of categorical data. Data analyses will be conducted using statistical software (SAS).

Classes
online

Assessment
1x 3 page report (30%) and 1x 8 page report (70%)

Textbooks
Course notes are provided.

Pre-requisites

PUBH5211

Prohibitions

PUBH5217

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2b

14 Sep 2020

Department/School: Public Health
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 09 Oct 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
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Unit of Study coordinator: Patrick Kelly
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