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1050/22 (Language Danish) Basic Biostatistics

ECTS: 7.00
Secretary: Randi Ulrikke Aaberg-Warncke
Application deadline: 23-7-2014

Basic Biostatistics 1050/22

is being offered by the Graduate School of Health, Aarhus University, Fall 2014.


Criteria for participation:University degree in medicine, dentistry, nursing, or Master’s degree in other fields and/or postgraduate research fellows (PhD students and research-year medical students).


Aim: The course provides the students with basic skills using the most common statistical models and analyzes in medical research.


Contents: Basic statistical concepts such as mean, standard deviation, model, estimate, test, p-value, and confidence interval. One and two sample problems, paired data, correlation, analysis of variance and covariance, and linear regression. Non-parametric methods. The binomial distribution, logistic regression, and analysis of cross tabulated data. Simple survival analysis. Model diagnostics. Power and sample size calculations.

We recommend that you bring your own laptop.


Prerequisites (recommended)

It is necessary to attend a short introductory course in the statistics programme "STATA", unless you are already familiar with this programme. You are also encouraged to attend the course on data documentation that will be held immediately before the biostatistics course. Epidemiology and biostatistics corresponding to the sixth semester course in the medical education. Familiarity with Stata or a similar statistical program corresponding to the postgraduate course Introduction to Stata is a prerequisite.


ECTS: 7 


Head of Course:  Erik Parner 


Number of Participants: 150 max.
Upon enrolment you will receive a username and password from SUN IT and can log into the course calendar as I have a login for the Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus University and register for this course.


Dates and Times:
Wednesday from September 10, 2014 - Wednesday October 29, 2014.

Theory: Eeach Wednesday from 9.15-12am
Exercises: Either Wednesday afternoon from 13.00- 15.45 or Thursdays: from 9.15-12 or 13.00 – 15.45.

You will be given a time for the exercises, however if you have a preference please send an e-mail to Randi Ulrikke Aaberg-Warncke


Place: Treory: Will be anounced. Exercises: Victor Albeck Building, University of Aarhus


Language: Danish


Course Fee: 8400 DKK

Participation in the course is without cost for:  PhD students and research-year students from Aarhus University , PhD students from Sahlgrenska Akademin, Göteborg University, PhD students from other institutions in the open marked agreement for PhD courses.

All other participants will be charge a course fee equivalent to DKK 1200 per ECTS point 


Application: July 23, 2014