Design and Analysis of Observational Studies

Design and Analysis of Observational Studies

  • Day 1
    08/11/2021
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Day 2
    09/11/2021
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Day 3
    12/11/2021
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Day 4
    15/11/2021
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Day 5
    16/11/2021
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Course details

statistics course | level: intermediate | register now
for questions related to this event, contact ugent@flames-statistics.com
affiliation: Ghent University


Abstract

In this course we will present the different types of observational studies and discuss their essential characteristics including recommendations on their design, statistical analysis, and reporting.


Day 1: General Introduction & Cross-Sectional Studies

Day 2: Case-Control Studies & Cohort Studies

Day 3: Ecological Studies & Randomized controlled studies

Day 4: Meta-Analysis

Day 5: Case Studies


Prerequisites


Background readings

Levin KA. Study design I. Evid Based Dent. 2005;6(3):78-9. doi: 10.1038/sj.ebd.6400355. PMID: 16184164.

Levin KA. Study design II. Issues of chance, bias, confounding and contamination. Evid Based Dent. 2005;6(4):102-3. doi: 10.1038/sj.ebd.6400356. PMID: 16355244.


Xiaofeng Wang, Michael W. Kattan, Cohort Studies: Design, Analysis, and Reporting, Chest,
Volume 158, Issue 1, Supplement, 2020, Pages S72-S78


Fee

PhDs and postdocs of a Flemish university: 0 €
Other academics: 120 €
Non-profit/Social sector: 200 €
Private sector: 400 €


Venue

Online


Instructor

Dr Emmanuel Abatih


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