142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Part 2: Creating new variables in SPSS, chi-square test, relative risk and odds ratio, correlation and linear regression

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Sunday, November 16, 2014 : 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Michael A. Joseph, PhD, MPH , Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Using practical, hands-on exercises, students will use SPSS to conduct and interpret analyses involving Chi-square, odds ratios and relative risks, Pearson's correlation coefficient and simple linear regression.

Learning Areas:

Biostatistics, economics

Learning Objectives:
Describe research questions and type of data that lends itself to chi-square test, relative risk/odds ratio, and correlation and simple linear regression. Design written and oral presentations based on statistical analyses.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: For the past decade I have taught classes in biostatistics, computing and epidemiologic research methods to diverse audiences with varying levels of knowledge, skill and expertise. I have also served as instructor for this LI for the past two years.
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.