Evidence-based Health Care Special Lecture I

[http://minato.sip21c.org/ebhc.html] Latest update: 7-Sep-2012 (Fri)

1. Aims of the lecture

For properly conducting health related research, basic knowledge of research design and statistics will be given.

In principle, the lecture is done in Japanese. Foreign students may ask the lecturer individually if necessary.

2. Program

  1. The very basics of health research (Apr 21, ref, cf. How to design sample size? (pdf)
  2. Basic terms in health/epidemiologic research (Apr 28, ref, ref in Japanese, mini-report form. Mini-report must be submitted on May 12, 2012, mini-report answer).
  3. Sample size issues (May 12, ref)
  4. The lecture on 19 May is done by Assoc. Prof. Shirakawa
  5. Experimental study design (May 26, Handout (slightly modified), Homework until 9 June, data for the homework in Excel formatกคdata for the homework in tab-demilited text format)
  6. The lecture on 1 June is done by Assoc. Prof. Shirakawa
  7. Hypothesis testing, SD and SE (June 9, Handout)
  8. Basic Manipulation of Quantitative Data (June 16, Handout)
  9. Correlation and Regression (June 23, Handout in English, Handout in Japanese)
  10. ANOVA and multiple comparison (June 30, Handout in English, Handout in Japanese, sample data for Dunnett)
  11. Repeated measurement: Comparison of location parameters among 3 or more groups with corresponding data (July 7, handout (pdf), ogtt01.txt, ogtt02.txt, hypno-psycho01.txt, sbp01.txt)
  12. Evaluation of diagnostic test: ROC and Kappa (July 14, handout, sample data)
  13. Method to summarize systematic review: meta-analysis (July 21, handout, Pearson1.txt)
  14. Final mini-test with answer: in English and in Japanese

3. Evaluation

Based on the reports and discussion as a whole.


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