KLMED8004 - Medical Statistics, Part I
Descriptive statistics, probability, probability distributions, estimation, parametric hypothesis testing, nonparametric hypothesis testing
After completing the course, the student:
-Can demonstrate factual knowledge of basic definitions used in statistics including definitions of measures of central tendency, standard deviation, binomially distributed variable, normally distributed variable, sampling distribution of the sample mean, sampling distribution of the proportion, point estimate, confidence interval estimate, null hypothesis, alternative hypothesis, critical value, test statistic, and p-value.
-Is able to describe the results and theorems derived from covered concepts including the central limit theorem, expressions for confidence intervals, and distributions for test statistics.
-Can identify and apply formulas given by definitions including calculation of measures of central tendency, standard deviations, critical values.
-Is able to apply results and theorems to solve problems including computation of probabilities, computation of point estimates, computation of confidence intervals for means and proportions, and performing hypothesis tests.
-Has acquired a level of proficiency in the fundamental concepts and applications sufficient for further study in academic fields requiring statistics as a prerequisite, or for work in fields requiring a background in statistics
Learning methods and activities
Lectures and exercises. Approved exercises from the same or previous semesters are required to sit for the exam. Approved compulsory activities are valid for three subsequent semesters after approval. The examination may change to an oral exam if few students register.
- Group assignments
- Approved exercises
Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.
Recommended previous knowledge
High School Degree in Mathematics.
Required previous knowledge
Master's degree or similar. The course is also open for medical and master's students at the Faculty of Medicine. Candidates with a lower degree will be assessed individually.
Rosner, B: "Fundamentals of Biostatistics", 7th ed. 2010
Examination arrangement: Written examination
|Term||Statuskode||Evaluation form||Weighting||Examination aids||Date||Time||Room *|
|Autumn||ORD||Written examination||100/100||A||2016-11-30||09:00||JC13 , JC23 Realfag|
- * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.