November 8, 2018

Week 3 – Statistics

4 students

Course 4: Characteristics of the test: sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive value, likelihood ratio

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Course 5: Basic statistics: confidence interval, p-value. Statistical and clinical significance. Power.

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Course 6: Comparing groups: t-test, ANOVA, chi-square

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Course 7: Correlation and regression.

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Pre-readings

How to present statistics in medical journals

Improving Education in Medical Statistics – Implementing a Blended Learning Model in the Existing Curriculum

Biostatistical and medical statistics graduate education

A survey of statistics in three UK general practice journa

An Introduction to Data-Driven Decisions for Managers Who Don’t Like Math – Harvard Business Review

Correlation and simple regression

Correlation and regression review

Introduction to sensitivity, specificity

Anova- is there a differens of means

https://onlinecourses.science.psu.edu/statprogram/review_of_basic_statistics

http://www.bmj.com/about-bmj/resources-readers/publications/statistics-square-one

Plan your research project

Start by planning your research project.  Think about the following:

  1. Which research design are you using?
  2. How are you going to start collecting the data?
  3. Do you have the necessary resources to access?
  4. Do you know how to start?
  5. What is the question you are trying to solve?
  6. Have you made a plan?
  7. Is your plan within the timeframe of this program?

Speak with your supervisor if you have any questions

Homework & Reflection

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