Biostatistics

Course Code :1041FBDBMW
Study domain:Biomedical Sciences
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Sequentiality:
Contact hours:49
Credits:4
Study load (hours):112
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Erik Fransen

3. Course contents *

Quality control of data, construction of histograms and box plots to visualize data.
Parametric test: Student t-test (paired and unpaired), one and two way ANOVA, post hoc testing, single and multiple linear regression, correlation.
Non - parametric tests: Wilcoxon, Mann-Whitney, Kruskal Wallis, Chi square.
By means of the Statistics Decicion Tree, the student is guided when to use a specific test for a specific situation.

Students receive classes where the professor demonstrates the "how and why", but most of the time is dedicated to practical sessions where students have to perform individually on computers the requested tests, using SPSS.