unit 5 additional questions

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Structure of class n Study guide for each unit u Questions/concepts for current unit Time to work on questions Time for Q&A/clarifications, can go back to lecture as necessary u Break u Continue questions/concept as needed u Provide homework questions (on Bb for you to start working on) u Homework answers to be provided Wednesdays (questions on Monday before class)
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Note about reading assignment  in Oleckno for Unit 5 Provides formulae to calculate confidence intervals.   EPB students should understand this (will help in  more advanced classes) but no CI calculations will  be on Epi 6000 exams. Oleckno discusses AR and calculations – this will  be covered later in our course.
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Overview of study designs Overview of associations: non-directional and uni-directional Think about causal pathways: would like to infer temporal association between E and D Viewing all of epidemiologic methods in context of the prospective cohort study design Experimental (RCT) study design vs. observational prospective cohort study design Prospective, retrospective (historical) cohort and ambi-directional study designs When to choose a cohort design Scale of the RR/OR Selection of the unexposed cohort in cohort studies: internal, external (separate unexposed cohort vs. general population) Healthy worker effect Sources of exposure data Validity and reliability Sources of outcome data Sources of concern in cohort studies
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