401-0629-00L Applied Biostatistics
|Semester||Autumn Semester 2016|
|Periodicity||yearly recurring course|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Abstract||Principles and main methods in biostatistics with emphasis on practical aspects. Experimental and observational studies. Regression and analysis of variance. Introduction into survival analysis.|
|Objective||Getting an overwiew of the problems and statistical methods used in health sciences. Practise in using the software R to analyze data and interpreting the sults.|
|Content||Experimental and observational studies. Relative risks and odds ratios. Diagnostic tests, ROC analysis. Multiple linear and logistic regression, analysis of variance. Introduction into survival analysis.|
|Lecture notes||see teaching document repository|
|Literature||Le, Chap T. and Eberly, L.: Introductory Biostatistics. Wiley Interscience, 2014.|
Norman, G. and Streiner, D.: Biostatistics. The Bare Essentials. pmph USA. 3th edition 2008.
Rosner B: Fundamentals of Biostatistics. Duxbury Press, 7th edition, 2010.
|Prerequisites / Notice||The statistical package R will be used in the exercises. |
If you are unfamiliar with R, I highly recommend the online R course etutoR.