2013 Cedars / UCLA statistics tutorial

5:30 -7 pm Wednesdays

This web page subject to updating Schedule subject to change

Presentation slides (subject to change)

Presentation 1 - July 10-study design & descriptive stats

Presentation 2 - July 17-descriptive stats (including survival & binary data), Bayesian

Presentation 3- July 24- Sensitivity, specificity, ROC, Bayesian Prob dist:Normal, binomial, Poisson

Presentation 4-July 31-Statistical inference Confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, p values, power

Presentation 5 (Aug 7? optional?) -Intro to regression? Stats in literature ?

Articles

Womens Health Initiative (Hormone replacement therapy)-JAMA 288: 321-333 17 July 2002

FASTER trial for Downs Syndrome detection (Malone et. al. N Engl J Med 2005;353:19 Nov 10, 2005)

Vaginal Progesterone & pre term birth risk (Hassan et. al, Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2011; 38: 1831)

Coffee and death (Freedman et.al. N Engl J Med 2012;366:1891-904, May 17, 2012)

Handy statistics functions in EXCEL

Bibliography