To enhance the quality and validity of research results generated by member-institutions of the Central Luzon Health Research and Development Consortium (CLHRDC), a Training on Data Processing and Analysis was held on November 22-23, 2013 at Holy Angel University, Angeles City, Pampanga.
Professors from the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of the Philippines – Manila, Ms. Kim L. Cochon and Ms. Maylin C. Palatino were the trainers. They are noted for being statistical consultants in a number of researches. They gave lectures on data processing and analysis, data entry and editing and the different statistical tools such as Chi-Square, One-way ANOVA, T-test and Simple Linear Regression. Both speakers emphasized the importance of using the correct statistical tool in the interpretation of research data especially in quantitative research.
In keeping with its mandate of developing an active and productive health research culture in the region, CLHRDC plans to continue providing other skills enhancement trainings for its members.