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This training, offered by the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, provides an overview of basic epidemiologic study designs, with discussion of differences between descriptive and analytic studies. Each study design (e.g., case control) is described briefly with an accompanying example.
- Identify epidemiologic measures of occurrence and association
- Describe the different types of descriptive and analytic studies
- Choose the appropriate measure of association for a given study design