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- Important topics in medical statistical concepts and reasoning
- Epidemiological Study Designs
- Data analysis using R Commander
Introduction to basic statistical concepts, such as descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, how to enter data in to statistical software and how to use easy R interface.
Week 2 Basic Epidemiological Concepts
Introduction to basic epidemiological concepts, such as study designs as well as the difference between observational studies and randomized clinical trials.
Week 3 Selecting Proper Statistical Tests
Students will learn how to select a proper statistical test, given scenarios defined by various data types.
Week 4 Student T-Test, Man-Whitney U Test, Paired T-test, Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test
Students will learn how to compare means or medians between two groups.
Week 5 Risk, Rate and Chi-Square Tests
Students will learn how to analyze binary outcome data.
Week 6 Sample Size and Power Analysis
Introduction to basic concepts in computing sample sizes and estimation power for clinical studies.
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