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Date(s) - 12/09/2019 - 13/09/2019
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Programme Outline

Computer Lab 1, Kulliyyah of Medicine
International Islamic University Malaysia
Indera Mahkota, Kuantan

8.00 am – 8:30 am Registration Sr. Hakimah

8:30 am – 10:00 am

Basic concepts in biostatistics

Type of statistic (descriptive vs. analytical, univariate vs.


Prof Dr Jamalludin Ab Rahman

Type of variable (dependent vs. independent)
Type of data (continuous vs. categorical)
Distribution of data
Summarizing data
Central tendency (mean, median & mode)
Spread/dispersion (e.g. SD, interquartile range)
Hypothesis testing (p-value & Confidence Interval)
10:00 am – 10:30 am Morning Break

10.30 am – 12.00 pm

Descriptive Statistics

Describe categorical & continuous data


Asst Prof Dr Edre Mohammad Aidid

Screening for missing values, outliers & extreme values
Checking for Normal Distribution
12.00 am – 1.00 pm Comparing means Asst Prof Dr Edre Mohammad Aidid
Independent sample t-test One-way ANOVA
Paired t-test
1.00 pm – 2.00 pm Afternoon Break

2.00 pm – 2.30 pm

Comparing proportions

Chi-square test


Asst Prof Dr Edre Mohammad Aidid

2.30 pm – 3.00 pm Nom-parametric tests

Mann-Whitney U test

Asst Prof Dr Edre Mohammad Aidid
Kruskall-Wallis test
3.00 pm – 5.00 pm Correlation

Pearson correlation coefficient test

Asst Prof Dr Edre Mohammad Aidid
Spearman correlation coefficient test