Computer Applications in Epidemiology
Identify the principles of data management.
Presentation of Data
Describe how/when to use tables, charts and graphs for data presentation.
Charts & Graphs
Create tables, graphs and charts in Excel for presenting public health data.
Use SAS to manipulate datasets provided by sources such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Use basic SAS procedures to explore, describe and analyze data, including proc contents, proc freq, proc means, proc univariate and proc print.
Data Cleaning & Recoding
Clean and recode data to prepare it for analysis using a variety of data cleaning techniques. Document all cleaning and recoding using comments in the SAS program and external documentation (code books, data dictionaries etc.).
Create clear and documented output using labels, titles, and formats.
Conduct basic analyses using SAS including frequencies, proportions, chi-square, relative risk, odds ratio & logistic regression.