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PUBH5212: Categorical Data Analysis

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).

Code PUBH5212
Academic unit Public Health
Credit points 2
Prerequisites:
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PUBH5211
Corequisites:
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PUBH5211
Prohibitions:
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PUBH5217

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