Statistical Analysis using SPSS
Part II: Correlation, Regression and Chi-squared tests
A new short course designed to help health professionals
use the package SPSS for research and development.
Comparing Independent groups (t-test
Who should attend? and Mann Whitney test,); Comparing
Anyone who is interested in Dependent Groups (paired t-test,
participating in research and Wilcoxon test); Checking test
Course Tutor: Producing scatter plots
Dr Patrick Musonda (UEA and Correlation coefficients (Spearman,
NNUH) gained his PhD in Medical Pearson’s and Kendall’s)
Statistics in 2006. Patrick has Linear regression and its assumptions
worked on various statistical Chi-squared test for independence.
methodology and applied clinical Fisher’s test, McNemar’s test.
problems using a variety of
statistical software. He is currently engaged in a number of research
projects with researchers from the NNUH and UEA.
Course style: RDSU:
This course is designed to be as The course is offered under the
“hands-on” as possible and you Research and Development
will have a mixture of talks Support Unit (East of England).
followed by short practical sessions The local co-ordinator is Ms
where you will apply what you Deborah Halliday.
Know what a Normal distribution,
Date and venue:
p-value and confidence interval Tuesday 24th June 2008,
are. Have confidence inferring 9:30 – 13:00. University of East
from a sample to a population.