Introduction to Medical Statistics – Part 123/08/2018 09:30
This course assumes no prior statistical knowledge and covers the basic concepts necessary to understand the other courses which follow from this.
The course will cover the following topics:
the importance of statistics in medical research, inc. ethics
types of data – quantitative or qualitative?
graphical summaries of data – inc. bar charts, boxplots, scatterplots, histograms
numerical summaries of data – for symmetric and skewed distributions
the Normal distribution
outliers in data sets and tests for outliers.
Each concept will be illustrated using real medical research examples and ethical considerations and limitations will be discussed throughout. The course will provide an introduction to Minitab (version 16) and participants will be able to reproduce graphics and summary statistics from the lectures using the software package.
There are no fees for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde/NHS West Node employees
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