Lectures and exercises (online via Zoom/Teams) and assignment.
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Basic Biostatistics, 5 cr
Language of instruction: English
After completing the course students are familiar with descriptive statistics, measures of association and the basic principles of statistical inference. They are familiar with and have used the SPSS statistical software to analyze real datasets.
The course covers the following:
Structure of data matrix, types of variables
Descriptive statistics: frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and variation
Measures of association: correlation, crosstabulation, group means/medians
Introduction to statistical inference: testing and confidence intervals