Design and Analysis of Observational Studies – ONLINE

Design and Analysis of Observational Studies – ONLINE

  • 07/12/2020 - 11/12/2020
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Course details

statistics course | level: intermediate | register now
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affiliation: Ghent University


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


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


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


Online course


Emmanuel Abatih

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