Data Analysis Basics for Analytic Epidemiology (E is for Epi, Session 3.3)

Fee:None
Length: 20 minutes
Description:This training provides the learner with a basic understanding of some of the important measures of association that are used with two common study designs, and also introduces the idea of statistical testing.

This module is part of the "E is for Epidemiology" training series developed to introduce non-epidemiologists to the basic concepts of epidemiology.
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This training was developed with the support of the UNC Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (UNC PERLC), a funded project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC Cooperative Agreement 1U90TP000415).
PERLC

Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Author:

Amy Pickard Nelson, PhD, MPH, CPH
Epidemiologist, UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness

Narrator:

Rachel Wilfert, MD, MPH, CPH
Deputy Director, UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness

NCIPH Reviewer:

Lauren N. Bradley, MHS
Research Associate, UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness

Subject Matter Expert Reviewer:

Meredith Davis, MPH, CPH
Research Associate Epidemiologist, UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness

The author(s) and reviewer(s) of this training have no personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this presentation to disclose. Author, narrator, reviewer affiliations listed were current at the time of training development.

Competencies and Capability Functions Addressed

This training addresses selected applied epidemiology, core public health, and public health preparedness and response competencies and public health preparedness capability functions. (Please note: The competencies included on this site are just a few of the public health competencies which have been established. Training participants may find alignment between this training and other competency sets not included on this site.)

Applied Epidemiology Competencies Tier 1
Conduct analysis of data (I.F.2)
Applied Epidemiology Competencies Tier 2
Conduct analysis of data (I.F.2)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 1
1A10. Uses quantitative and qualitative data (1: Analytical/Assessment Skills)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 2
1B10. Interprets quantitative and qualitative data (1: Analytical/Assessment Skills)
Public Health Preparedness Capabilities
Capability 13, Function 2: Conduct public health and epidemiological investigations
Capability 13, Function 3: Recommend, monitor, and analyze mitigation actions
Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies
2.5. Manage the recording and/or transcription of data according to protocol.

References

Gordis L. Epidemiology. 2nd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: WB Saunders Company; 2000.

Hearne SA, Segal LM, Earls MJ, Unruh PJ. Ready or Not? Protecting the Public's Health in the Age of Bioterrorism. Washington, DC: Trust for America's Health; December 2004. Issue Report. Available at: http://healthyamericans.org/reports/bioterror04/BioTerror04Report.pdf. Accessed March 1, 2012.

Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 10 Essential Public Health Services [National Public Health Performance Standards Program Web site]. December 9, 2010. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/nphpsp/essentialservices.html. Accessed March 1, 2012.

Kipp A. Overview of Epidemiology in Public Health [online training]. North Carolina Center for Public Health Preparedness, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health; 2004. NCCPHP Training Web Site.

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