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Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Applications of the Case-Control Method

June 12 - June 16, 2017
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
2 credits
Course Number: 340.605.11


Course Instructor:

·        Louise A. Brinton


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.

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Student Evaluation: Exam

Prerequisite: Basic biostatistics and epidemiology

Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail