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401-0629-00L  Applied Biostatistics

SemesterHerbstsemester 2016
DozierendeM. Müller
Periodizitätjährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung

KurzbeschreibungPrinciples and main methods in biostatistics with emphasis on practical aspects. Experimental and observational studies. Regression and analysis of variance. Introduction into survival analysis.
LernzielGetting 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.
InhaltExperimental and observational studies. Relative risks and odds ratios. Diagnostic tests, ROC analysis. Multiple linear and logistic regression, analysis of variance. Introduction into survival analysis.
Skriptsee teaching document repository
LiteraturLe, 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.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesThe statistical package R will be used in the exercises.
If you are unfamiliar with R, I highly recommend the online R course etutoR.