380.651.01 METHODS AND MEASURES IN POPULATION STUDIES
Covers six areas regarding population studies including: population composition, fertility, migration, population projections, an introduction to stable populations, and measures of population health. Draws examples from data from both developed and developing countries.
At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to: - Decompose changes in rates into composition and rate effects - Calculate and understand basic measures of fertility from vital registration or birth history data - Calculate and understand measures of migration and residential segregation - Calculate and understand the correct uses of various measures in Population Health and health disparities - Project a national or sub-national population
- Monday 8:30 - 10:20
- Wednesday 8:30 - 10:20
380.650 Fundamentals of Life Tables and 380.600 Principles of Population Change are highly recommended.