Epidemiology & Surveillance
University of North Carolina
University of North Carolina PERLC
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This issue of the ERIC Notebook offered by the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health gives an introduction to calculating person time. It includes examples and practice questions.
- Define and calculate person time
- Recognize when a study participant is eligible to contribute to person-time
- Calculate rates
- Recognize when a study participant becomes a case of the outcome under study
Public Health Surveillance and Epidemiological Investigation