GH 60955/60596 Research Methods in Global Science
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The goal of this course is to provide students with a working knowledge of study design, questionnaire development, survey research and a variety of the most commonly used statistical methods and tools in epidemiology. Students will learn how to design research projects and analyze data in health related problem situations using various statistical methods, allowing them to arrive at better conclusions that are supported by sound statistical methodologies. Students will learn to apply analytic methods such as hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, regression analysis, survival analysis and other statistical methods. Ultimately, students will develop a more discerning approach to the consumption of statistical reports, particularly in health science.