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Evidence-based Health Care Special Lecture I

[http://minato.sip21c.org/ebhc.html] Latest update: 25 July 2018 (Wed)

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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.

The text written in Japaneses [pdf format], latest version is on 30th May 2018 is freely available (Comments are welcome).

Caution! There is no lecture on June 13 and July 11. In addition, lectures by Assoc. Prof. Komai and guest lecturer Dr. Sumida will be given as an intensive course later. Please check the notice board in the Myodani campus.

2. Program

  1. The very basics of health research (Apr 11, handout in Japanese)
  2. Basic terms in health/epidemiologic research (Apr 18, presentation, exercise)
  3. Sample size issues (Apr 25, handout in English) (cf. E-learning course on ICRweb is useful.)
  4. Research design (mostly experimental study design) (May 2, handout) [A review paper pdf for crossover design]
  5. Data entry, missing data, graphical check (May 9, Excel format sample data)
  6. Hypothesis testing, SD and SE. Test of the location difference (May 16, handout in English)
  7. Test of proportion difference, Cross tabulation and its analysis (May 23, handout)
  8. ANOVA and Multiple comparison (May 30, handout)
  9. Correlation, Regression and its application: Analysis of Covariance and Logistic Regression (June 6, handout)
  10. Repeated measurement: Comparison of location parameters among 3 or more groups with corresponding data, Kappa statistics, McNemar's test (June 20, handout)
  11. Evaluation of performances of diagnostic testing: ROC and Bland-Altman plot and the method to summarize systematic review: meta-analysis (June 27, handout for ROC and Bland-Altman plothandout for meta-analysis)
    Example of meta-analysis: Is sperm concentration decreasing over the world?
  12. Survival analysis (handout in Englishref. in Japanese) (July 4)
  13. Mini test (July 18, QuestionsSample answerR code (comments in Japanese))
  14. Geographic information data analysis and spatial epidemiology (July 25, Special Lecture given by Dr. Susumu Tanimura)
  15. The analysis of the data in experiments (1): Omics and Genome-data analysis by the Special Lecturer, Dr. Kayo Sumita from Sumitomo-Kagaku (July 28, 10:00-11:30 at E802)
  16. The analysis of the data in experiments (2): Analysis of electrophoresis data, given by Assoc. Prof. Koichiro Komai (August 3, 18:30-20:00 at E802)

3. Evaluation

Based on the mini-reports and mini-test.


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