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  • Medical Statistics (Part 3) – Hypothesis Testing

    Attendees to this workshop must have attended Introduction to Medical Statistics – Part 1 and Medical Statistics (Correlation and Regression) – Part 2.

    The ideas of using statistics to determine the probability of an event will be introduced and the application to formal statistical hypothesis tests will be explained. This will include a simple and clear explanation of the terminology and ideas behind the null and alternative hypotheses, p-values and confidence intervals, problems with randomisation, double-blind RCTs, Type I and Type II errors and the use of intention-to-treat and per-protocol analysis.

    The approach to determining the correct statistical test to perform will be taught, and the appropriateness of parametric vs. non-parametric tests discussed.

    Examples of the following tests will be given:

    • T-tests and Mann-Whitney tests
    • ANOVA and Kruskal-Wallis inc. posthoc comparisons and Bonferroni
    • Chi-squared and Fisher’s Exact tests.

    Participants will then have the opportunity to perform these statistical tests themselves using the statistical package Minitab.

    Pricing Information:

    University £49
    Commercial organisation £110

    Invoice Detail:

    Name NHS GREATER GLASGOW AND CLYDE
    Building CALEDONIA HOUSE
    Street CARDONALD BUSINESS PARK
    City GLASGOW
    Postcode G51 4ED
    Subject ENDOWMENT FUND CG0337 EDUCATION AND TRAINING
    Detail Please provide details of the training course, date and name of attendee on the purchase order and email copy to GG-UHBGlasgowCRFeducation@nhs.net.

    We can raise an invoice for payment, but only in receipt of a purchase order number from your finance department. Purchase orders should be marked for the attention of the above.

    Pay by Credit or Debit Card: can be arranged. (Please note your details will be stored in our database but not passed on to any other parties).

    If you have any queries in respect of your course fee, please telephone 0141 201 9324. Thank you.

    30/05/2019 Half Day (09:30-12:30)  LT908, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Level 9, Livingstone Tower, 26 Richmond Street, Glasgow, G1 1 XH Book Course