Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics

Odontostomatological Disciplines 3rd - ATTIVITA' PRATICA IN STATISTICA MEDICA APPLICATA ALL'ODONTOIATRIA

Course code
4S02689
Name of lecturer
Giuseppe Verlato
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
NN - -
Language of instruction
Italian
Site
VERONA
Period
LEZIONI 2° SEMESTRE 1° 2° -3°-4°-5°-6° ANNO dal Feb 15, 2021 al May 28, 2021.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Students should be enabled to apply statistical theory, acquired in the 1st class, to practical clinical problems. In particular, students will be allowed to present and discuss statistical problems faced in preparing Master's degree thesis.

Syllabus

The course consists of theoretical-practical lessons, focused on the use of spreadsheets and statistical software STATA to quantitatively analyse biomedical data.

1. Descriptive statistics: measures of central tendency and variability, frequency tables and graphs

2. Statistical inference: confidence intervals and statistical tests (test t for unpaired and paired data, chi-squared test, correlation and regression, analysis of variance).

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Daniel WW, Cross CL Biostatistica (Edizione 3) Edises 2019
Verlato G, Zanolin ME Esercizi di Statistica Medica, Informatica ed Epidemiologia Libreria Cortina Editrice, Verona 2000

Assessment methods and criteria

A written exam will be performed in the computer lab.
Students will have to solve problems of inferential statistics, which will require to compute confidence intervals and to perform simple statistical tests. For this purpose, each student will be given a computer, equipped with a spreadsheet and the statistical software Stata.
Exam modalities will change, if COVID-19 pandemia persists.



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