COURSE SCHEDULE
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Textbooks: Friis & Sellers, Epidemiology for Public Health Practice (2014).
Friis, Epidemiology for Public Health Practice: Student Study Guide (2014).
MODULE/
WEEK
READING & STUDY
1
Friis & Sellers: chs. 12
Friis: chs. 12
1 prese
INTRODUCTION TO
SURVIVAL ANALYSIS
M. H. Rahbar, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics
Department of Epidemiology
Director, Data Coordinating Center
College of Human Medicine
Michigan State University
What is Survival Analysis?
Survival Analysis is referred to
s
BIOSTATISTICS CASE STUDY:
Tests of Association for Categorical Data
There are seven questions at the end of this article. This assignment is worth 80 points.
Place answers in this table:
1.C-retrospective cohort study
2.68.9%
3.
Upper limit CI=0.7345
Lowe
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EXCEL EXERCISE MODULE/WEEK 6
Refer to the Incidence tab in the assignment spreadsheet:
True/False. This sheet compares the same group of participants before/after diastolic blood
pressure readings. _1 pt
How many patients are in group 2?_ 1 pts
H
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EXCEL EXERCISE MODULE/WEEK 7
Suppose we want to merely determine whether or not subsequent blood pressure measurements where higher or
lower than one another. One approach would be to use the Sign Test. Assume Ho: mean1 = mean2.
Refer to the Sign
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EXCEL EXERCISE MODULE/WEEK 8
Refer to the Survival Graph and Survival Analysis tabs in the Excel Assigment spresdsheet.
Move your mouse over the blue diamonds to read their exact values.
What percent of participants are assumed alive after 5 mont
Problem1
. Glucose levels in patients free of diabetes are assumed to follow a normal
distribution with a mean of 120 and a standard deviation of 16.
a) What proportion of patients have glucose levels exceeding 115?
b) If a patient has a glucose level of
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WEEK 4 PROBLEMS30 POINTS
10 ponts per problem.
1.
The mean body mass index (BMI) for boys age 12 is 23.6. An investigator wants to test if
the BMI is higher in 12-year-old boys living in New York City. How many boys are
needed to ensure that a tw
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WEEK 2 PROBLEMS30
POINTS
10 points per problem. Put answers in table below:
1.
A 205
B 175
C 245
D 125
E 265
F No
G 50%
H 75%
2. 21%, 14%
3. 0.75, 0.24, 4
1. The following box-whisker plot shows the distributions of total cholesterol levels in bo
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EXCEL EXERCISE MODULE/WEEK 5
Refer to the Scatterplot and Regressions tabs to answer the following questions.
Looking at the scatterplot what is the maximum value for systolic blood pressure? 150 1 pt.
Looking at the scatterplot what is the range
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WEEK 5 PROBLEMS30 POINTS
10 points per problem. Place answer in the following table:
1. A. 3.306
B. 4.394
2. A. 438.505
B. 501.41
C. 425.835
3. A. 2.49
B. 1.85
1. A study is run to estimate the association between exposure to lead paint in childh
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Topic 10:
LEAST SQUARES REGRESSION 1
OVERVIEW
In previous topics you studied scatterplots as visual displays of the relationship between
two quantitative variables and the correlation coefficient as a numerical measure of the
linear association between
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EXCEL EXERCISE WEEK 2
Refer to the Histogram tab in the Excel Assignment Spreadsheet and answer the following.
This is a histogram for which weight group? _ % 1 pt
How many total subjects are in this weight group? _ 1 pt
What percent of the subje
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EXCEL EXERCISE MODULE/WEEK 6
Refer to the Incidence tab in the assignment spreadsheet:
True/False. This sheet compares the same group of participants before/after diastolic blood
pressure readings. False 1 pt
How many patients are in group 2?23 p
1. Suppose that the probability that a child living in an urban area in the US is obese is 20%. A
Social worker sees 15 children living in urban areas, what is the probability that none are
obese?
X B ( 15, 0.20)
P ( X=x) = nCx* p x *( 1-p) n-x; x= 0,1,2
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EXCEL EXERCISE MODULE/WEEK 5
Refer to the Scatterplot and Regressions tabs to answer the following questions.
Looking at the scatterplot what is the maximum value for systolic blood pressure? 150 1 pt.
Looking at the scatterplot what is the range
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WEEK 1 PROBLEMS30 POINTS
6 points per problem. Put answers in the following table:
1.
A3
B 10
C7
D8
E6
F2
G1
H9
I4
J5
2. Case- Control Study
Pros: Generally quick and inexpensive studies to perform- they are observational
Cons: (They are observat
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EXCEL EXERCISE WEEK 2
Refer to the Histogram tab in the Excel Assignment Spreadsheet and answer the following.
This is a histogram for which weight group? _Group 3_ 1 pt
How many total subjects are in this weight group? _29_ 1 pt
What percent of
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WEEK 2 PROBLEMS30
POINTS
10 points per problem. Put answers in table below:
1.
A 205
B 175
C 245
D 70
E 350
F no
G 40
H 100
2. see below
3. see below
1. The following box-whisker plot shows the distributions of total cholesterol levels in boys an
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EXCEL EXERCISE WEEK 1
Locate the Descriptives tab in the Excel Assignment Spreadsheet and answer the following
questions. Note that the tabs on located at the bottem of the Excel sheetclicking on each tab
will take you to different sheets within
Part 1:
The Food item I decided to evaluate was Honey Bunches of Oats: Honey Roasted. The
recommended serving size was of a cup which was equivalent to 30 grams. The calories of
just the cereal was 120 but if you included cup of fat free milk it was 160 c
Rosario 1
Ruth Rosario
HEALTH 330
16 December 2016
Cultural Perspective Essay
In scripture, the Bible clearly states how our body is the temple of the Lord and we must
honor it. In Romans 12:1-2 I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all h
Micronutrients and water are crucial in order to maintain homeostasis within the body.
Vitamins are necessary for the promotion and regulation of biological processes. Minerals are
necessary for regulation of processes and body structure. Water lends itse
Discussion Board Forum 1: Approved Food Items
Please select one (1) food item from the table below for this assignment. Please use the approved
web link to access product information and the Nutrition Facts label.
ApprovedFoodItems
Cereals:
May select an
Kashi Pita Crisps Garlic Pesto
One serving of Garlic Pesto flavored Kashi Pita Crisps contains 11 crisps (31 g). One serving
size of the Pita Crisps contains the following; 120 calories, 25 calories from fat, 3 g (5% DV)
total fat, 0 g saturated fats, 0 g
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DISCUSSION BOARD FORUM 2 TEMPLATE
INDIVIDUAL: CASE STUDY 1 FEMLAE MARATHON RUNNER
PART ONE ASSESSMENT:
Topic
Information/Discussion
BMI
18
BMI Weight
Classification
Based on a BMI of 18, Samantha would be classified as being
underweight.
Nutritio
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CASE STUDY 1 FEMALE MARATHON RUNNER
PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Gender: female
Age: 18
Height: 5 8
Weight: 118 lbs.
HISTORY:
Samantha is a freshman education major in college. She has had a long enjoyment of running
and began participating in marathons
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DISCUSSION BOARD FORUM 2 INSTRUCTIONS
Original Thread
Brief Description: Select a Case Study (from the Case Studies document); conduct an
assessment, make recommendations and create a sample meal plan to best meet the individuals
nutritional need
Nutrition is a key element in maintaining homeostasis within the human body. Many
people take for granted just how important a well balanced diet is. After tracking my dietary
intake over three non consecutive days, I utilized iProfile as a self check to
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DISCUSSION BOARD FORUM 1 INSTRUCTIONS
THREAD:
Brief Description: Analyze a food products nutrition label and evaluate the nutrient density of
the food product.
Details: After reading chapters 12 of your textbook, use the document titled Discussio