Basic Biostatistics: Course description
Lectures and practical exercises, fall 2016
Lectures at Wednesdays mornings (9.15 - 12.00): 14, 21, 28 September, 5, 12, 19, 26. October, 2. November.
It takes place in: Fysiologisk auditorium byg. 1162 lok. 01.
Exercises in Victor Albeck building, Grupperum 1-7 and 9-11 : Wednesday afternoons (13.00-15.45) (dates as above)
OR Thursday mornings (9.15-12.00) and afternoon (13.00-15.45): 15, 22, 29 September, 6, 13, 20, 27. October, 3. November.
Aim of the course
The course provides the students with basic skills using the most
common statistical models and analyzes in medical research.
Contents of the course
Basic statistical concepts such as mean, standard deviation, model,
estimate, test, p-value, and confidence interval. One and two sample
problems, paired data, correlation, analysis of variance and
and linear regression. Non-parametric methods. The binomial
logistic regression, and analysis of cross tabulated data. Simple
analysis. Model diagnostics. Power and sample size calculations.
Epidemiology and biostatistics corresponding to the sixth semester
in the medical education. Familiarity with Stata or
statistical program corresponding to the postgraduate course
Introduction to Stata.
Version 12, 13 and 14 fits well to the course material.