Epidemiology and biostatistics review questions

Epidemiology and biostatistics review questions - What is...

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Introduction to Public Health What is Public Health? What strategies are used in Public  Health? What significant advances in Public  Health have occurred over the past 100  years?
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Epidemiology What are the characteristics of a  “common source” epidemic? What are the characteristics of a  “propagated” epidemic? How is public health data collected? What is meant by prevalence? What is meant by incidence?
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Epidemiology What is a cohort study? What is a case-control study? Under what circumstances are case-control  studies preferable to cohort studies? What is a contingency table?
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Unformatted text preview: What is the significance of an odds ratio that is greater than 1? What is the significance of an odds ratio that is less than 1? Biostatistics What is meant by variability? How does variability influence the design of an experimental study? What is meant by probability? What is the Null Hypothesis? How is statistical significance determined? Biostatistics What is a correlation coefficient? What information does a correlation analysis provide? What by bias? What is meant by confounding?...
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