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Survival Analysis (POPH90122)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codePOPH90122
Availability
Semester 1 - Online
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Topics include: Kaplan-Meier life tables; logrank test to compare two or more groups; Cox's proportional hazards regression model; checking the proportional hazards assumption; time-dependent covariates; sample size calculations for survival studies.

Intended learning outcomes

To enable students to analyse data from studies in which individuals are followed up until a particular event occurs, e.g. death, cure, relapse, making use of follow-up data also for those who do not experience the event, with proper attention to underlying assumptions and a major emphasis on the practical interpretation and communication of results.

Generic skills

Independent problem solving, facility with abstract reasoning, clarity of written expression, sound communication of technical concepts

Last updated: 24 August 2019