Courses Catalogue

Data Analysis I

COURSE CODE: STA 2205
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Statistics
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Economics and Management
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

The course will introduce the practical statistical application of EPIINFO and Excel software / programs in data analysis.

Desired learning outcomes
On successful completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Design and enter data into a simple electronic data entry form
  • Create quality checks
  • Create line lists
  • Analyze characteristics of illness such as incubation, duration and other variables
  • Create bar graphs and Epidemic curves
  • Create an attack rate table
  • Identify to what extent different exposures are associated with illness
  • Data base management systems