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PUBH5212: Categorical Data Analysis

2020 unit information

In this unit the biostatistical concepts covered in earlier units are extended to cover analysis of epidemiological studies where the outcome variable is categorical. Topics of study include: testing for trend in a 2 x r contingency table; the Mantel-Haenszel test for the combination of several 2 x 2 tables, with estimation of the combined odds ratio and confidence limits; multiple logistic regression; Poisson regression; modelling strategy. The assignments will involve practical analysis and interpretation of categorical data. Data analyses will be conducted using statistical software (SAS).

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Public Health

Code PUBH5212
Academic unit Public Health
Credit points 2
Prerequisites:
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PUBH5211
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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PUBH5217
Assumed knowledge:
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None

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 Early B 2020
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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