Jan 31, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog
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BIOS 7130 - Sampling Methodology (3 Credit Hours)


Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0
This course focuses on study design and sampling methods as well as data analysis of small and large, national and local health surveys and vital statistics in order to gain experience describing data using effective graphical and numerical methods. Students will use statistical software (SAS) to analyze data originating from various national surveys such as the National Crime Victimization Survey, National Survey of Drug Use and Health, National Assessment of Educational Progress, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, an NHANES. Students will be introduced to sampling design, methods of data collection, nonresponse, writing and evaluating questions and answers in surveys, survey interviews, processing survey data and principles and practices related to ethical research.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of “B” in PUBH 6541  or equivalent.
Restriction(s): NO Undergraduate Students
Is Course Repeatable: Yes



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