An Introduction to Epidemiologic Data Analysis: Excel to SAS (SI 18)
June 11-13, 2018
Gain the skills to dig deep into health data and understand its source, impact, and potential application for solving public health issues. Learn how to use software like Excel and SAS to perform basic epidemiologic analyses from start to finish. Through interactive sessions and exercises, participants will gain experience in data cleaning, generating descriptive measures, and calculating crude and adjusted measures of association. Analyses will be conducted through an epidemiologic lens paying particular attention to issues surrounding sources of data and methods of collection, study design, and biases. We will review options for presentation of data and discuss appropriate interpretation of results.
PHX provides a 25 percent discount to students, SPH alumni, and BU faculty and staff. We will also offer a 25 percent discount for any resident of upper-middle-income countries, lower-middle-income countries and low-income countries (“LMIC” based on the World Bank Classification).
Individuals registering for more than one paid program at full price will receive a 15 percent discount (use coupon “2ormore”). A 15 percent discount is also offered to organizations sending three or more paid program participants (Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information).
(Please note discounts cannot be combined)