Introduction to Biostatistics, 3,5 hp


Course number5.2
Year2022
TypeCompulsory
Track-
Max participants40
Application deadline2022-05-22
LanguageEn
Course leaderLars Lindhagen
DepartmentUppsala Clinical Research Center (UCR)
Visiting addressDag Hammarskjöldsv 14B
Post addressUppsala Science Park, 751 85 UPPSALA
DatesWeek 40-42 (Oct 3 - Oct 21)
LocationBMC
Course length3 weeks part-time
Course reportCourse report 
Course plan 

 

Description

If the pandemic allows, this course will be given on-site. The next digital version of the course will be in the spring 2023.

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 Clinical Research Center (UCR)
Uppsala Science Park
751 85 Uppsala
Tel 018-611 9549
E-mail: lars.lindhagen@ucr.uu.se

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