65+ Possible Questions Of Epidemiology And Biostatistics | Cmt Nta Level 4 (First Year)

 There are alot of possible questions that you can try to solve after finishing a certain module. By means that these are possible that can help a medical student to know how questions has been asked by lecture or tutor, these are online questions not downloadable you can screenshot to have and store In your device.


Below are lists of possible question of a particular module. Pass through it and solve for the better performance


1. Define the following concepts of ecology: climax state, food chain, habitat, population density, socialization and adaptation.

2. Explain the epidemiological models of disease causation.

3. What are the guidelines in establishing the cause of a disease?

4. Define the following epidemiological concepts:

i. Health

ii. Disease

5. Name 2 major achievements of epidemiology.

6. What is a determinant of a disease?

7. Provide an example of determinants/factors influencing disease that is related to:

i. Agent

ii. Host

iii. Environment

8. Describe the gross reproductive rate.

9. Define prevalence rate.

10. Define incidence rate.

11. What is the neonatal mortality rate?

12. Define ‘chi-square test’.

13. What is the formula for calculating the chi-square test for a 2-by-2 table?

14. What is the formula for calculating the Chi-square test for a larger contingency table?

15. What do p<0.05 and p>0.05 mean?

16. What is the distinction between statistical significance and practical significance?

17. What is the use of the student t-test?

18. What is standard error?

19. Why is it important to know standard error?

20. What is sampling?

21. What are the types of sampling methods?

22. What is random sampling and non-random sampling?

23. How can you calculate sample size for estimation of a mean and estimation of a

24. proportion?

25. What are the characteristics of a normal distribution curve?

26. What are probability distribution and normal probability distribution?

27. Give the formula for calculating standard deviation?

28. What are descriptive methods of quantitative data?

29. What are the different methods of presenting frequency distribution data for grouped and ungrouped data?

30. How can you calculate the mean, median, variance and standard deviation?

31. What does the term biostatics mean?

32. Why do we need to study biostatistics in medical science?

33. What are the applications of biostatics?

34. What is descriptive statistics?

35. What are the descriptive methods for qualitative data?

36. What are the two diseases that are reported weekly and two diseases reported monthly?

37. What are the steps in investigation of an epidemic?

38. What are the roles of the district health team in control of an epidemic?

39. Differentiate point source epidemic from propagated epidemic?

40. Define the following terms; Secondary attack rate, Secondary attack rate and Herd

41. immunity

42. What are the four types of screening?

43. What are the measurement properties of a screening test?

44. What are screening criteria for initiating a program for screening?

45. Mention any five (5) accepted screening methods or disease and target population?

46. What is ‘risk difference’ and how is it calculated?

47. What are the six advantages of cohort studies?

48. Mention the six limitations to cohort studies?

49. What are the advantages of case control studies?

50. What are the disadvantages of case control studies?

51. What are the advantages of selecting controls from hospital or health facility?

52. What are the disadvantages of selecting controls from hospital or health facility?

53. What are the advantages of using special groups for controls?

54. How is the Odds Ratio interpreted?

55. What are the main categories of epidemiological studies?

56. Name two types of analytical studies.

57. What is the formula for calculating odds ratio in case control studies?

58. What are the three methods of hypothesis formation?

59. Define natural history of disease.

60. What are the three stages of pathogenesis in natural history of disease?

62. What are the four levels of prevention?

64. Describe the six key characteristics of infectious agents in disease transmission.

65. What are the two diseases that are reported weekly and two diseases reported monthly?


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