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Title Methods for statistical analysis: From analysis of variance to multilevel modeling
Course number 2666
Programme Vårdvetenskap (PUF-V)
Language English
Credits 4.0
Notes The course meets the requirements for a general science course.

Date 2020-03-31 -- 2020-05-20
Responsible KI department Institutionen för klinisk neurovetenskap
Specific entry requirements Documented knowledge about basic statistics
Purpose of the course To give graduate students an opportunity to learn to use a number of statistical methods.
Intended learning outcomes After the course the participants should be able to conduct the following statistical analyses: (1) Analysis of variance; (2) Multiple regression analysis; (3) Risk- and Odds-ratios; (4) Logistic regression; (5) Cox regression; (6) Factor analysis; (7) Structural Equation Modeling; (8) Multilevel Modeling
Contents of the course The above mentioned methods for statistical analysis.
Teaching and learning activities The course contains lectures and computer exercises. The lectures will cover the theoretical material and contain relevant examples. In the computer exercises the methods of analysis will be used on given data. SPSS (or, on request, R) will be used in the computer exercises. No support for SAS will be available.
Compulsory elements No compulsory elements.
Examination The participants will conduct the analyses that are included in the course and present and interpret the results from these analyses in an individual examination report.
Literature and other teaching material No compulsory literature. The participants should be able to pass the course with the help of lectures, handouts and recorded lectures/presentations. Recommended literature (depending on which software you prefer):

Field, Andy: Discovering statistics using IBM SPSS Statistics - And sex and drugs and rock 'n' roll
Field, Andy: Discovering statistics using R
Field, Andy: Discovering statistics using SAS - And sex and drugs and rock 'n' roll
Number of students 10 - 23
Selection of students (1) Participants in the Doctoral School in Health Care Sciences; (2) Other graduate students at Karolinska; (3) Starting date of doctoral studies (priority given to those with an early date).
More information Recorded lectures (but these are always available, so these dates are just suggestions): Mon 6/4, Mon 20/4, Mon 27/4, Mon 4/5, Mon 11/5, Mon 18/5 Workshops in the computer room: Tue 31/3, Tue 7/4, Tue 21/4, Tue 28/4, Tue 5/5, Tue 12/5, Tue 19/5
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Course responsible Kimmo Sorjonen
Institutionen för klinisk neurovetenskap

Kimmo.Sorjonen@ki.se
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