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340.672.11 TOPICS IN ADVANCED NUTRITIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGY

Cancelled

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

Introductory courses on nutrition, biostatistics, and epidemiology

Description:

Addresses methodological aspects of nutritional epidemiologic research with a focus on analytical quantitative methods. Covers the main principles and quantitative research methods such as measurement errors and remedies, energy adjustment, and statistical analysis approaches. Teaches the skills and techniques to study dietary patterns, dietary quality, nutritional status, growth, agreement between assessments, and health outcomes. Key analysis approaches for studying the relationship between nutrition and health outcomes include factorial analysis, growth curve models, regression analysis, and mixed models.

Methods of Assessment:

In Class participation and group project

Instructor Consent:

No consent required