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This seminar will review the approach to estimate attributable burden of illness due to health behaviours. Using multivariable statistical methods to predictive risks, Dr. Manual will review the methodology of calculating attributable risk and the potential implications. He will also discuss the potential ways in which public health units can use these estimates for making predictions at the local level.
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Presenter: Dr. Doug Manuel
Dr. Doug Manuel has a medical degree, a master’s degree in Epidemiology and certification of specialty training in Public Health and Preventive Medicine. He is a Senior Scientist of Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, a Senior Medical Advisor for Statistics Canada, a Professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and the School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine at the University of Ottawa, and a Clinician Scientist at the Bruyère Research Institute.
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