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HLTH 323 Epidemiology

HLTH 323  Epidemiology  Units: 3.00  

Basic methods involved in researching the distribution and determinants of health and disease in populations. Core measurement (rates, standardization, impact, association) and interpretation (bias, confounding, interaction, chance) issues are covered. The course also examines epidemiological approaches to study design including descriptive (cross-sectional and ecological), observational (case-control and cohort), and experimental (randomized controlled trials) approaches.

Learning Hours: 120 (36 Lecture, 84 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite ([KNPE 251 or STAT_Options] and HLTH 252) or (STAT_Options and registration in a BCHM(H) or LISC(H) Plan). One-Way Exclusion May not be taken with or after EPID 301. Note Restricted to students in a HLTH/KINE Plan. Limited spaces for BCHM(H) and LISC(H) Plans.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science