Biostatistics and Health Measurements

Sullivan (2012) provides a comprehensive overview of the relationship of biostatistics to public health.

Consider how biostatistics is used to quantify the evidence and explore the unknown in health issues, most particularly in public health.

Review the situation described below and respond to the questions that follow:
Suppose you want to determine the average number of women affected by cardiovascular disease in the United States.
• What kind of study designs might prove useful in determining this average? Provide examples.
• When quantifying the extent of disease, what things need to be taken into consideration and how would you go about reporting out your findings?.

Word format, utilizing proper research paper format which means including a title page, header, page numbers, an abstract, use of Level I and II headings, and a properly formatted references page.

Assignment 3 Grading Criteria
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Maximum Points

Explain what kind of study designs might prove useful in determining this average. Provide examples.
A clear explanation of different types of study designs and why they might be useful is provided. All examples provided are relevant.
52

Describe what needs to be taken into consideration and how you would go about reporting out your findings.
A complete explanation of all items needed to be taken into consideration relative to quantifying disease and how to report the findings is provided.
28

Academic Writing

Write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources (i.e., APA); and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in appropriate and accurate representation and attribution of sources; and displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Use of scholarly sources aligns with specified assignment requirements.
20

Total:
100

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