269211 Principles of hypothesis testing and confidence interval estimation: Part II

Sunday, October 28, 2012 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Peter E. Thomas, PhD, MPH , Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Using practical, hands-on exercises, students will use SPSS to conduct and interpret analyses involving Chi-square and Fisher's exact tests, odds ratios and relative risks, Pearson's correlation coefficient and simple linear regression.

Learning Areas:
Biostatistics, economics

Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss appropriate uses for the odds ratio and relative risk. 2. Differentiate between cross-sectional, case-control and cohort study designs. 3.Describe research questions and type of data that lends itself to either one-way ANOVA, Chi-square, odds ratio, relative risk, correlation, or simple linear regression.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have taught epidemiology courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, and I have served as an instructor for international epidemiology trainings. I have also led and supervised epidemiologic investigations and mentored and supervised undergraduate, graduate, medical and doctoral students, and CDCís epidemic intelligence officers.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.