Document Type


Publication Date

Fall 2021

Catalog Description

This course introduces students to the fundamentals and practical application of quantitative methodologies for answering policy and policy-relevant health services research questions. It discusses foundational concepts related to study conceptualization, study design, data analysis and interpretation, and reporting. Topics covered in this course include foundations of health services and policy research, research design, sampling, measurement, univariate and bivariate analysis, regression, multilevel analysis, panel data analysis, exploratory factor analysis, confirmatory factor analysis and structural equation modeling. Hands-on application of research methods is integrated throughout the course through the use of a statistical software application and real-world data.

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Public Health Commons