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NPH3101 Epidemiology
Credit Points: 15
This unit provides an introduction to the epidemiological concepts necessary for studying the distribution and determinants of disease in human populations. Topics covered include: nature and role of epidemiology; methods used to analyse and describe the frequency of disease and health risk factors; epidemiological research design; assessment of risk; measurement error and bias; epidemiological associations and causality; surveillance of disease; and screening for disease.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
SMBIOMBiomedical Science 10 Unit Supporting Major
SMCBIMBiomedical Science 8 Unit Supporting Major
MIBIOMBiomedical Science Minor
SMHPROHealth Promotion 10 Unit Supporting Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2010 VET: 31/03/2010