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Course: Medical Statistics

Objectives
To refresh and deepen basic knowledge on basis statistical methods for the analysis of data from health care research project. Emphasis will be given to the interpretation and understanding of these statistical methods. To support the statistical calculations the software package SPSS will be used. The course prepares participants also for a more in-depth and detailed course on longitudinal data analysis (mixed models).

Target Group
GSMS PhD students. The course assumes some familiarity with common statistical terms used in the medical literature but does not assume any deep understanding. 

Form / Content
Each course day consists of a lecture (9-11), a computer class (11-13) and self-study (14-17). The following topics will be covered: descriptive statistics, normal and binomial distribution, study design, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing, comparison of groups of categorical and continuous outcomes, linear and logistic regression analysis, longitudinal and survival data analysis.

Material
Syllabus 'Basic Medical Statistics'. The syllabus will be provided at the start of the course.

Calendar
January 7,8,9,10 - 13,14,16 - 20,21,23 January 2020
Lectures: 9.00-11.00/11.30 (NB! on January 9: 13.00-15.00/15.30)
Practicals: 11.00-13.00 (NB! on January 9: 15.00-17.00)
Exam (not mandatory): January 27, from 9.00-12.00. Location: 3215.0149

Certificate
Certificate without exam will be issued on active participation during the whole course.

Schedule

Date Time Location
January 7, 2020 09:00-11:00 Building 3215, room 0154
January 7, 2020 11:00-13:00 Building 3214, room 0311 (combizaal)
January 8, 2020 09:00-11:00 Building 3215, room 0149
January 8, 2020 11:00-13:00 Building 3215, room 0117
January 9, 2020 13:00-15:00 Building 3215, room 0149
January 9, 2020 15:00-17:00 Building 3214, room 0311 (combizaal)
January 10, 2020 09:00-11:00 Building 3215, room 0154
January 10, 2020 11:00-13:00 Building 3215, room 0117
January 13, 2020 09:00-11:00 Building 3215, room 0149
January 13, 2020 11:00-13:00 Building 3215, room 0117
January 14, 2020 09:00-11:00 Building 3215, room 0154
January 14, 2020 11:00-13:00 Building 3215, room 0117
January 16, 2020 09:00-11:00 Building 3215, room 0154
January 16, 2020 11:00-13:00 Building 3215, room 0117
January 20, 2020 09:00-11:00 Building 3215, room 0154
January 20, 2020 11:00-13:00 Building 3215, room 0117
January 21, 2020 09:00-11:00 Building 3215, room 0154
January 21, 2020 11:00-13:00 Building 3215, room 0117
January 23, 2020 09:00-11:00 Building 3215, room 0154
January 23, 2020 11:00-13:00 Building 3215, room 0117
January 27, 2020 09:00-12:00 Building 3215, room 0149

EC (without exam)

2.5

EC (with exam)

3.5

Location address

Building 3215, room 0154
A. Deusinglaan 1, Groningen
Building 3214, room 0311 (combizaal)
A. Deusinglaan 1, Groningen
Building 3215, room 0149
A. Deusinglaan 1, Groningen
Building 3215, room 0117
A. Deusinglaan 1, Groningen

Course coordinators

  • Hans Burgerhof, PhD
  • Sacha la Bastide, PhD

Language

English

Vacancies

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Registration

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