Health Indicators and Health Surveys
Students are introduced to a variety of sources of routinely collected health-related data and how these data are used to derive population measures of fertility, mortality and morbidity, and to measure health service utilisation, disease registration and reporting. This course is offered in conjunction with the Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia (BCA).
|Faculty||Faculty of Health and Medicine|
|School||School of Medicine and Public Health|
Semester 1 - 2014
(Distance Education - Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2015 (Distance Education - Callaghan)
At the completion of this course students should be able to:
Students learn to use quantitative demographic methods of direct and indirect age standardisation, and calculation of life expectancy by life table techniques to obtain valid comparisons between different population groups, and to examine health differentials.
|Assumed Knowledge||Mathematical Background for Biostatistics (BIOS6040)* *Co-requisite may be taken concurrently.|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : Paper Based
|Teaching Methods||Self Directed Learning|
|Course Materials||None listed|
|Timetable||2015 Course Timetables for BIOS6080|