Data Analysis: Simple Statistical Tests (FOCUS, Volume 3.6)
|Description:||This issue of FOCUS will discuss confidence intervals and p-values, and will introduce some basic statistical tests, including chi squares and ANOVA.|
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- Review measures of association, including risk ratios, odds ratios, and 2x2 tables.
- Define confidence intervals and how they are used.
- Discuss how to conduct statistical tests for categorical data, including chi square statistics and p-values.
- Learn more about statistical tests for continuous data, including ANOVA, Bartlett's, and Kruskal-Wallis tests.
Meredith Anderson, MPH
Amy Nelson, PhD, MPH
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)|
|Apply knowledge of epidemiologic principles and methods to make recommendations regarding the validity of epidemiologic data (I.G.1)|
|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|
|1B9. Analyzes quantitative and qualitative data (1: Analytical/Assessment Skills)|
|1B10. Interprets quantitative and qualitative data (1: Analytical/Assessment Skills)|
|Public Health Preparedness Capabilities|
|Capability 13, Function 1: Conduct public health surveillance and detection|
|Capability 13, Function 2: Conduct public health and epidemiological investigations|
|Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies|
|2.5. Manage the recording and/or transcription of data according to protocol.|
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