Viewing Resource: Presenting Public Health Data

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This online course shows how to present your findings in a way that is easy to understand and clearly emphasizes what you consider to be the most important results. This module, the fourth module in a five-part series on data analysis, reviews some of the most common ways to present data visually. It also discusses how to choose the right format for presenting your data, and covers basic good practices for producing well-designed graphic displays of data.

This module includes:
– Measures commonly used in public health
– The difference between uses of incidence and prevalence rates
– Different ways to measure statistically significant difference
– How to deal with the problems of unstable rates and small numbers

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