32826 - Statistics

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2019/2020

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the student has the knowledge of the basic elements for the proper and proper use of the data; Acquires the tools for a critical reading of medical literature, and the ability to interact with SSN for epidemiological assessments or quality audits.

Course contents

Descriptive statistics: group data, frequency distributions, central trend measures, dispersion measures.
Probability Distributions: binomial distribution and continuous distribution, normal distribution and student t distribution, inferential statistics: estimation and hypothesis verification. Trust 95% confidence. Epidemiological studies and clinical trials, epidemiological indicators: prevalence, incidence, relative risk and odds ratio.


Libro di testo consigliato: "Principi di Statistica ed Epidemiologia per lauree sanitarie"- Bacchi Reggiani, Baldi Cosseddu e Dormi - soc. editrice ESCULAPIO

Teaching methods

Frontal lectures with slide support and, if necessary, blackboard for mathematical explanations

Assessment methods

Test written test with 15 questions closed, passing the exam with 10 correct answers, +2.2 for each correct answer -0.8 for wrong or no answer, faster

10 correct answers 18/30

11 correct answers 21/30

12 correct answers 24/30

13 correct answers 27/30

14 correct answers 30/30

15 correct answers 30 and praise

Teaching tools

Slides of downloadable lessons and classroom exercises with applied concepts

Office hours

See the website of Ada Dormi