Key Statistical Concepts 2 (AphA Training)


PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU SHOULD HAVE COMPLETED ‘KEY STATISTICAL CONCEPTS 1’ EARLY THIS YEAR OR THE APHA/JOHN VARLOW STATISTICAL TRAINING COURSE LAST YEAR TO JOIN THIS COURSE.  IF YOU HAVEN’T YOU MAY STILL BE ABLE TO JOIN – CONTACT val.perigo@aphanalysts.org TO CHECK.


This session will build on the principles discussed in Key Statistical Concepts 1. Statistical testing will be discussed, and the concept of independent samples and repeated measures will be discussed. The importance of the statistical hypothesis will be emphasised, and how it relates to one tailed and two tailed significance.  

 

Content:

Formulating analytical questions and corresponding hypotheses, analytical design (independent vs related samples), statistical power. tests for two independent groups (chi-squared, independent samples t-test, Wilcoxon signed ranks), tests for two related groups (McNemar, Paired samples t-test, Mann Whitney U), homogeneity of variance, tests for multiple groups (e.g one way and two way Anova, Kruskal-Wallis etc)