IPHS494 Analytic and Research Methods, Fall 2015
Homework 6: Introduction to Descriptive Statistics and Epidemiology in SAS
Due: 10/9/2015 38 points
Question 1 (26 points): In the JID article by Hariri et al. (2011), it was reported that the
prevalence of

IPHS 494 A Midterm 1 (2015)
Name: Essra Moussawi
IPHS494: Analytic and Research Methods in Public Health
Exam 1, Fall 2015
Monday, October 12, 2015
Write your name at the top of each sheet.
Do not provide more than what is asked for on any
given questio

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IPHS 494 Analytic and Research Methods
Discussion Questions for HPV Prevalence Paper, 9/16/15 - GROUP WORK
The following questions are based on the results reported in Table 1 of the paper Prevalence of Genital
Human Papillo

IPHS494 Fall, 2015: Example Outbreak Investigation
The following case is an investigation of an outbreak of acute gastroenteritis following a church
supper in Oswego County, New York (unpublished data widely used in practical epidemiology
training courses

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IPHS494 Analytic and Research Methods, Fall, 2015. Homework 5. Due: 09/25/15
45 points + 5 points Extra Credit
Question 1: A Chicago program seeks to identify children who have asthma symptoms
through a questionnaire (The Br

IPHS494-Analytical and Research Methods, Fall 2015
Outbreak Investigation Practice Exercise
MUMPS AMONG EMPLOYEES AT THE CHICAGO FUTURES EXCHANGES
Introduction:
On September 23,1987, Karen M. Kaplan, M.D., EIS Officer, Surveillance, Investigations, and
Re

IPHS494 Fall, 2015 Quiz 3 Answer Key
Table 1 shows the total number of persons who ate each of the two specific food items
possibly infective with group A streptococci. Table 2 shows the number of sick persons
(with acute sore throat) who ate each of the

IPHS494 Analytic and Research Methods, Fall, 2015.
In Class Exercise:
An Outbreak of Acute Sore Throats Following a Charity Luncheon
Adapted from the JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
BLOOMBERG SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH and
An Outbreak of Acute Sore Throats Followin

IPHS494-Analytical and Research Methods, Fall 2015
Outbreak Investigation Practice Exercise ANSWER KEY
Question 1.
To investigate an outbreak we need a clear case definition, we need to find all the cases, and we
need to determine if there is actually an

IPHS494 Analytic and Research Methods, Fall 2015
Homework 6: Estimation and Confidence Intervals of
Proportions
Due: 10/9/2015 38 points
IPHS494 Analytic and Research Methods in Public Health, Fall 2015 HW6
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Question 1 (26 points): In the JID articl

IPHS494 Analytical and Research Methods, Fall 2015
HOMEWORK 3
Measuring the Occurrence of Disease: Morbidity and Mortality
50 Points
DUE DATE: 9/09/15 AT THE START OF CLASS
You may use the back of the page to show your calculations
ANSWER KEY
1 POINT FOR

IPHS494 Analytic and Research Methods, Fall 2015
Homework 4: Introduction to Descriptive Statistics and
Epidemiology in SAS
Due: 9/16/2015 68 points plus 8 extra credit
IPHS494 Analytic and Research Methods in Public Health, Fall 2015 HW4
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