Introduction to Biostatistics, 3,5 hp


Course number5.1
Year2022
TypeCompulsory
Track-
Max participants40
Application deadline2021-12-12
LanguageEn
Course leaderLars Lindhagen
DepartmentUppsala Clinical Research Center (UCR)
Visiting addressDag Hammarskjöldsv 14B
Post addressUppsala Science Park, 751 85 UPPSALA
DatesWeek 4-6 (Jan 24 - Feb 11)
LocationZoom
Course length3 weeks part-time
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Description

Learning outcomes

A basic understanding of the principles underlying the most common statistical analyses, and practical skills to perform and interpret these.

Contents

Descriptive statistics. Statistical inference: Confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, parametric/non-parametric methods, regression, survival analysis. Study design. Computer based statistical analysis.

Instructions

Lectures (14 x 2 hours).
Computer exercises in groups (3 x 2 hours).

Examination

Attendance at 11 or more lectures, quiz, and oral presentation of a group project.

Literature

Petrie & Sabin: Medical Statistics at a Glance, Wiley-Blackwell.

Teaching staff

Lars Lindhagen
Henrik Renlund
Katja Gabrysch
Tatevik Lakic
Ollie Östlund
Liisa Byberg

More information

Lars Lindhagen
Uppsala kliniska forskningscentrum (UCR)
Uppsala Science Park
751 85 Uppsala
Tel 018-611 9549
E-mail: lars.lindhagen@ucr.uu.se

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