380.603.01 DEMOGRAPHIC METHODS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH
- M. E. Hughes
Prepares students to use demographic methods to address specific public health problems, identify and estimate populations at risk, and aid in forecasting health service needs, using a combination of lectures, labs, and case studies. Methods covered include population projections and period life tables.
At the end of this course, students will be able to: 1. Identify appropriate sources of demographic data and describe the limitations of various data sources; 2. Apply appropriate demographic methods to address specific public health problems, 3. Calculate basic demographic indicators and measures 4. Calculate and apply period and cohort life tables 5. Identify and estimate populations at risk, 6. Forecast population growth by age and sex
- Tuesday 3:30 - 4:50
- Thursday 3:30 - 4:50