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The Practice of Epidemiologic Analysis [ESP65]
21 August 2017
25 August 2017
Monday to Friday (5 mornings)
From 8:45 till 11:45
Dr. Kamran Ikram
Erasmus MC, Rotterdam NL
None, though basic understanding of epidemiology is helpful.
- Clinical Research
- Clinical Epidemiology
Online, download instructions will be sent in August by e-mail. A laptop is recommended.
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Detailed information about this course:
Faculty: Kamran Ikram, MD PhD
This is a course in which the theoretical background and practical application of basic epidemiologic analytic tools is discussed. Special attention will be paid on issues such as normalization, standardization, and categorization, combining multiple variables, combining multiple sources etc.
The goal is to provide students with the understanding and tools to perform epidemiologic data analysis.
The course is particularly intended for students who have completed their data collection and move towards data analysis. No prior knowledge is required although understanding of basic epidemiology is helpful.
- To gain a better understanding of issues concerned with categorization and dichotomization of variables
- To better understand the usage of normalization and standardization
-To learn different methods to combine data from multiple sources
The course is particularly intended for students who have completed their data collection and move towards data analysis. No prior knowledge is required although understanding of basic epidemiology is helpful. (15 hrs)