Registration is open for= the course "An Introduction to Statistical
Methods in Epidemiology U= sing R", November 16-18, 2015.
Instructor: Dr. Klaus Langohr (U= niversitat Politècnica de Catalunya,
The cour= se aims to give an introduction to basic statistical methods
for epidemiolo= gy. The topics treated in the course will be the
1. Desi= gn of epidemiological studies: cohort studies, case-control
studies, and cr= oss-sectional studies.
2. Epidemiological measures of disease frequenc= y and
3. Sources of bias in epidemiologi= cal studies: information,
selection, and confounding bias.
4. Bias con= trol: stratification and matching.
5. Logistic regression.
After the completion of the course, the participants should have
acquired = basic knowledge on these topics and should be able to apply
the correspondi= ng methods to real data. For this purpose, theory
sessions will be accompan= ied by practical exercises with the
statistical software R.
This cour= se will be held in the Sabadell facilities of the Institut
Català de P= aleontologia (Barcelona, Spain) and is co-organized by
Transmitting Science= and the Institut Catalá de Paleontologia M.
Crusafont. Place are limi= ted and will be covered by strict
registration order.More information: http=
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colleagues if you co= nsider it appropriate.
With best regards
Soledad= De Esteban-Trivigno