Basic Epidemiology introduces the basic concepts of epidemiology and bio-statistics as applied to public health problems. emphasis is placed on the principles and methods of epidemiological investigation, appropriate summaries and displays of data, and the use of classical statistical approaches to describe the health of populations. Topics include the dynamic behavior of disease; usage of rates, ratios and proportions; methods of direct and indirect adjustment, and clinical life table which measures and describes the extent of disease problems. 3 credit hours
Prerequisites: N480, N481, N482, N483, N484.
Course Section Description
This course meets the second 8 weeks of the term in-seat on 10/17, 10/24, 11/14, 12/12.