Epidemiology & Surveillance
University of North Carolina
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This issue of FOCUS offered by the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health covers the basics of conducting a cohort study and discusses how to calculate measures of disease (prevalence, risks) and disease association (relative risk).
- Describe the basic steps of conducting a cohort study
- Discuss how to calculate measures of disease (prevalence, risk) and disease association (relative risk)
- Practice conducting basic analysis for an example outbreak
- Provide examples of recent outbreak investigations that have used the cohort study design
Public Health Surveillance and Epidemiological Investigation