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2018-2019 Augusta University Catalog 
2018-2019 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

STAT 8260 - Design Analysis and Observational Studies

Advantages and disadvantages of prospective and retrospective study designs; design and analysis issues in both cohort and case-control studies, including proper selection of study subjects, data quality, sources and types of bias, controlling for confounding, maximizing participation and minimizing loss to follow-up in prospective studies, power and sample size; statistical methods including categorical data analysis, logistic regression, Cox regression; use of statistical packages such as SAS and StatXact for analysis. Review and discussion of current representative studies.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit
Prerequisites: STAT7010 >= C or STAT8110 >= C and STAT8130 >= C
Repeat Status: No
Schedule Type: Lecture

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