Nutritional Epidemiology

ECTS points:
4

Program:
diplomski

Course number:
53609

Course Description

COURSE CONTENT

  • Analytical methods in nutritional epidemiology (quantification of observations, measures of relationship, application of statistical methods)
  • Types of epidemiological studies (analytical and experimental)
  • Modelling and conducting the nutritional epidemiological study
  • Nutrition and public health (relation between nutrition and chronic diseases/alimentary infections, public health interventions in nutrition-related chronic diseases)

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Calculation of epidemiological measures: prevalence, incidence, relative risk, Odds ratio, attributable risk.
  • Standardization and comparison of epidemiological data.
  • Use of basic statistical methods in data analysis.
  • Selection and use of optimal epidemiological design in analyzing the relationship between diet and health.
  • Identification of nutritional risk factors for common chronic diseases.
  • Use of available databases for getting epidemiological data on nutrition-related diseases