exam1B.fall09final - PubH 6450 Exam 1 (10/08/09) NAME:_...

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B 1 PubH 6450 NAME:____________________________________________ Exam 1 (10/08/09) Lecture Instructor (please circle): Susan Telke Lynn Eberly Directions: This is an open-book, open-notes exam; however, sharing of books, notes, handouts, homework or lab papers, calculators, or verbal comments is not permitted. You may use a calculator of your choosing, but laptop computers and any kind of internet connection are not permitted. For multiple choice questions, please clearly indicate your answer(s). For short answer problems, please show all relevant work necessary to arrive at a solution, as partial credit will be awarded. DO NOT LOOK AT OR BEGIN THE EXAM UNTIL THE INSTRUCTOR ANNOUNCES THAT THE EXAM IS STARTING. You will have from 1:25pm to 3:20pm to complete this exam, so do not spend too much time on any one problem. With such a big class, there is always someone who needs to take the exam early or late. After the exam is over, DO NOT DISCUSS THIS EXAM with anyone who was not in this same room taking it with you. We anticipate returning the exams in class on Tuesday. Good luck!!
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B 2 Problem 1: Information on cause-of-death is lacking for 98% of the world's 4 million neonatal deaths that occur in countries with inadequate vital registration (VR). The aim of this study was to estimate, for the year 2000, the distribution of neonatal deaths across multiple causes including: asphyxia, preterm birth, congenital abnormalities, infection (sepsis/pneumonia), neonatal tetanus, diarrhea, and ‘other’. A group of 44 countries with adequate VR was used to estimate death rates for 56 countries with inadequate VR. Estimates were obtained by combining death information with several other variables, including female literacy rate, categorized as under 40%, 40-80%, and above 80%. [Source: Lawn, et al. International Journal of Epidemiology 2006; 35(3): 706-718] Use this information to answer questions A thru G. A. What is the study design? a. Clinical Trial b. Case-Control c. Cohort Study d. Cross-sectional Study B. For each variable below indicate if it is quantitative, nominal, ordinal or binary. a.
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course PUBH 6450 taught by Professor Andymugglin during the Fall '10 term at Minnesota.

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