Application And Interpretation Of Public Health Data DQ 4
Statistics is an important component of public health. Explain the
relevance of statistics in the planning, implementation, and
evaluation of a health promotion intervention. How do you
envision using statistics in your current or future career?
Describe the difference between quantitative and qualitative
methods. Explain how each are used in public health.
Read Chapter 1 in Using and Interpreting Statistics: A Practical Text
for the Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences.
View “The Human Insights Missing From Big Data,” by Wang (2016),
located on the TED website.
Read “Statistics and Public Health at CDC,” by Sieber, Green, and
Williamson (2006), located on the Center for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) website.