340.605.11 APPLICATIONS OF THE CASE CONTROL METHOD
- Mara McAdams
Following a review of the basic strengths and problems of the case-control method, the course will examine the application of this popular method of investigation. Its use will be discussed in evaluation of risk factors, interventions, and as a surveillance tool. The course format will be based on lectures and lab work. Prerequisites: Completion of basic courses in epidemiology and biostatistics.
describe the case-control study paradigm in relation to other observational epidemiologic designs; -define the criteria for case and control selection in a case-control study; -distinguish between the various exposure measurement approaches used in case-control studies; -conduct the appropriate analysis of case-control data; -properly interpret the results of case-control studies in the context of causal pathways.
- Mon 07/02/2012 - Fri 07/06/2012
- Monday 1:30 - 5:00
- Tuesday 1:30 - 5:00
- Wednesday 1:30 - 5:00
- Thursday 1:30 - 5:00
- Friday 1:30 - 5:00
Basic biostatistics and epidemiology