330.818.11 SS/R: ANALYSIS OF MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SURVEY DATA
- Silvia Martins
- Pierre Alexandre
Introduces students to some basic and advanced epidemiological research methods that are required for correct estimation of prevalence, confidence intervals, measures of association, and statistical significance tests, when the source of data is a complex multi-stage field survey. Presents and discusses examples of applied research using data from large psychiatric epidemiologic surveys. Students learn how to indentify appropriate data sources and approaches to analyzing these data as well as potential limitations associated with the use of these data. Discusses the utility of surveys in informing and assessing mental health and substance abuse policy.
This course will prepare you to be able to do the following: conduct simple analysis of public access survey datasets, find datasets for analysis related to their specific interests, and assess potential strengths and limitations of analysis based on survey data.
- Mon 06/18/2012 - Tue 06/19/2012
- Monday 8:30 - 12:00
- Tuesday 8:30 - 12:00
Basic Proficiency in biostatistics and epidemiology, or consent of instructor