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                                                              DEPARTMENT OF EPIDEMIOLOGY

        Short Course in Statistical Computing using Epi Info (Software Training)- 23rd - 25th May 2018

                                                            30 Credit Points

 Epi Info: Epi Info 7, an open source software, is a of public domain suite of interoperable software tools designed for the global community of public health researchers. It provides for easy data entry form and database construction, a customized data entry experience, and data analyses with epidemiologic statistics, maps, and graphs for public health professionals who may lack an information technology background. 

 Purpose : The course is intended to introduce public health researchers with a comprehensive foundation to allow to get started with practical statistics using Epi info to effectively manage statistical analysis for health data.( view the public health data, clean and analyze the data). This workshop will be interactive, hands on and will provide exercises and materials for a basic Epi Info TM 7 course.

 Course contents :

 Descriptive Statistics:Types of Data, Data Entry Interface, Data Management, Tabulating data, Measures of central tendency and variation.

 Analytical Statistics: Chisquare, Parametric and Non Parametric tests,

 Modeling Statistics: Correlation, Linear Regression and Logistic Regression.

 Learning Methods: The learning methods includes the lectures on technical inputs, creating statistics for practical data set and familiarize Epi Info tools for data analysis and presentation of data through hands on training

 Who can Apply: Faculties, Ph.D and Post Graduate students of Community Medicine, Public Health, Epidemiology, Public Health Dentistry, Community Health Nursing. The Participants should have the basic knowledge on Biostatistics. The participants should bring their own laptops with Windows OS.

 How to apply: Interested Participants may send the filled in Registration form along with the Registration fee of Rs.2000/-through bank challan/D.D in favour of  ‘The Registrar,  The  Tamil Nadu  Dr.M.G.R.  Medical University’ payable at Chennai. Note : The numberof participants is restricted to 30 and hence it will be based on ‘first come first registered’ basis. So please ensure the availability of seats before you send your application.


Venue : Lecture Hall,

Department of Epidemiology,

The Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University


Contact Details:- Dr. S.Valarmathi M.Sc., Mphil., Ph.D

Research Officer(Statistics),

Department of Epidemiology

The Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University



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