KLMED8005 - Medical Statistics, Part II
Analysis of variance (one- and two-way ANOVA), non-parametric test (Kruskal-Wallis test), correlation and linear regression, logistic regression, survival analysis (Kaplan-Meier plot, log-rank test, Cox PH model).
After completing the course, the student
- has achieved theoretical knowledge about statistical methods commonly used within medical research to examine simple and more complex relationships (analyses of variance and covariance, multiple linear and logistic regression analyses, simple and multiple survival analyses)
- can choose statistical method for analyzing data, given scientific question of interest, study design, and characteristics of empirical data (application of theoretical models)
- understands the main principle of estimation and hypothesis testing in relation to the different theoretical models
- Is able to perform the technical work with statistical analyses by means of a statistical program package
- is able to interpret and describe results from statistical analyses of empirical data (application)
- is able to critically evaluate validity of results in view of assumptions on statistical model (application)
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.
- Handing in exercise assignment
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
Medical statistics part I or equivalent.
Required previous knowledge
Master degree or similar. Medical students at The Student Research Programme. Candidates with a lower degree will be assessed individually.
Rosner, B: "Fundamentals of Biostatistics", 7th ed. 2011 (6th edition from 2006 is sufficient)
Examination arrangement: Written examination
|Term||Statuskode||Evaluation form||Weighting||Examination aids||Date||Time||Room *|
|Autumn||ORD||Written examination||100/100||A||2016-12-06||09:00||Hall A|
|Spring||ORD||Written examination||100/100||A||2017-06-01||09:00||Storhall del 1|
- * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.