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Health Indicators and Health Surveys (POPH90117)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5Online

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codePOPH90117
Availability
Semester 1 - Online
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Topics include: routinely collected health-related data; quantitative methods in demography, including standardisation and life tables; health differentials; design and analysis of population health surveys, including the role of stratification, clustering and weighting.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this unit, students should be able to derive and compare population measures of mortality, illness, fertility and survival, be aware of the main sources of routinely collected health data and their advantages and disadvantages' and be able to collect primary data by a well-designed survey and analyse and interpret it appropriately.

Generic skills

Independent problem solving, clarity of written expression, sound communication of technical concepts.

Last updated: 24 August 2019