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Unformatted text preview: Descriptive vs. analytic epidemiology Study designs cross sectional, prevalence, clinical trial, nested case control, cohort (prospective & retrospective), case control, natural history, ecologic/correlational studies, case study o Advantages/disadvantages o Measures of association (OR, RR) Bias definitions/types, measures to control Confounding definition, measures to control Studying trends Maps advantages, limitations Infectious epi o Modes of transmission o Outbreak investigations Surveillance active, passive, sentinel Screening Calculations Variance Standard Deviation Prevalence Incidence Crude rates Specific rates Adjusted rates SMR AR, AR% PAR, PAR% Attack rates Case fatality rates Infectivity Pathogenicity Virulence PPV, NPV Sensitivity Specificity...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course POLISCI 790:103 taught by Professor Craig during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '08