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Use of Secondary Data Analyses to Examine Social Determinants of Health

This course will provide students with applied secondary data analyses skills to address research questions linked to the social determinants of health across the lifespan. The course will include: 1) a substantive focus on the emergent concepts, methods, frameworks and evidence for examining the role of social factors in shaping health inequalities; and 2) a methodological focus on the use of secondary data analyses to address questions linked to the social determinants of health. Students will be asked to develop and address a research question using secondary data available to the course instructors. Working collaboratively, students will complete an empirical research paper with the purpose of submitting to a peer-reviewed journal by the end of the course.

SOCIOL 770

Use of Secondary Data Analyses to Examine Social Determinants of Health

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Offered?: No Language?: No

This course will provide students with applied secondary data analyses skills to address research questions linked to the social determinants of health across the lifespan. The course will include: 1) a substantive focus on the emergent concepts, methods, frameworks and evidence for examining the role of social factors in shaping health inequalities; and 2) a methodological focus on the use of secondary data analyses to address questions linked to the social determinants of health. Students will be asked to develop and address a research question using secondary data available to the course instructors. Working collaboratively, students will complete an empirical research paper with the purpose of submitting to a peer-reviewed journal by the end of the course.


Cross-listed as ECON 770, Geography *770, HTH RS M 790, PSYCH 770
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