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- Introduction to survey research and methods used in health statistics
- Survey sampling, experimental design, and observational procedures
- Developing a questionnaire
- Coding and cleaning survey data
- Scale development
- Concept of experimental design
- Incidence and prevalence statistics
- Standardization of rates
- Randomized trials and Cohort studies
- Case-control studies
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online Quizzes/Tests
- Online assignment submission
- Web links
- Welcome letter
- Printable format materials
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this subject:
- SWI-STA60001-Statistical Practice 1
Do not enrol into this subject if you have completed HMS773.
No special requirements
This subject teaches students to identify and understand some of the methodologies used in survey research. It includes an overview of the procedures used in survey research, a descriptive approach to methods including questionnaire design, both sample and census data collection methods, and an introduction to survey sampling. The subject also covers observational and experimental data collection, incidence and prevalence statistics, standardisation and the different types of study designs commonly used in health statistics and elsewhere. Case studies will be drawn from areas such as sociology, market research, psychology, medical sciences and other areas as appropriate.
Please note: assessment values are indicative only, details will be advised at the start of the subject.
- Invigilated Exam (50%)
- Quizzes — Online (10%)
- Assignments — 2 (40%)
Textbook information is pending.