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This exercise will be based on the publication by Pan et al., entitled, “Association of Public Health Interventions with the Epidemiology of the COVID-19 Outbreak in Wuhan, China”, JAMA 2020 May 19; 323(19)1-9. Available at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7149375/Links to an external site.
In your own words, state the primary study objective and describe the study design.
What are the primary data source and main study variables that were collected.
Outline the time periods of the study.
Define the main outcomes measured in the study and how they were measured.
Briefly describe the descriptive statistics calculated/plotted and how the risk ratios were calculated.
Briefly describe the trends in incident cases, rates of confirmed cases, and reproduction numbers across the time periods.
Discuss the overall study conclusions regarding the implementation of COVID-19 public health interventions and trends in COVID-19 cases and transmission.
Comment on the study’s strengths and limitations.
I encourage you to use 2 additional references to support your comments.
Your assignment submission should be 250 words in length. It should contain proper grammar, be free of spelling errors, and reflect critical thinking.