Data Analysis: Simple Statistical Tests (FOCUS, Volume 3.6)

Fee:None
Length: 40 minutes
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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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).
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Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Authors:

Meredith Anderson, MPH

Amy Nelson, PhD, MPH

FOCUS Workgroup

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.

References

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Schafer S, Gillette H, Hedberg K, Cieslak P. A community-wide pertussis outbreak: an argument for universal booster vaccination. Arch Intern Med. 2006;166:1317-1321.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Partner counseling and referral services to identify persons with undiagnosed HIV --- North Carolina, 2001. MMWR Morb Mort Wkly Rep. 2003;52:1181-1184.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infection associated with consumption of raw shell eggs, 1991. MMWR Morb Mort Wkly Rep. 1992;41:369-372.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Outbreak of invasive group A streptococcus associated with varicella in a childcare center -- Boston, Massachusetts, 1997. MMWR Morb Mort Wkly Rep. 1997;46:944-948.

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