Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Informatics and Data Science
Lecture Code KA223001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 医療統計
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Biomedical Statistics
フクイ ケイスケ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Thur1-4:ENG 115
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Information Science
Eligible Students
Keywords Medical/Epidemiological study design, Medical Statistics 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Informatics and Data Science Program
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・D3. Ability to examine social needs and issues which are interlinked in a complex manner, using a top-down view to solve the problems through quantitative and logical thinking based on data, diverse perspectives, and advanced skills in information processing and analysis.
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
1. To understand the basic knowledge of medical statistics
2. To learn about the medical and epidemiological study design and to select the necessary statistical methods appropriately.
3. To analysis using actual data.  
Class Schedule lesson1 What is the medical statistics?
lesson2 Medical statistics and Clinical study
lesson3 Outline of medical/epidemiological study design
lesson4 Interventional study, randomization and blinding
lesson5 Observational study and importance of comparison
lesson6 Observational study and bias
lesson7 Observational study and confounder
lesson8 Measures in medical/epidemiological study
lesson9 Statistical hypothesis testing
lesson10 Point and interval estimation
lesson11 Sample size calculation
lesson12 Actual hypothesis testing and estimation in medical statistics
lesson13 Introducing the example of interventional study
lesson14 Introducing the example of observational study
lesson15 Review 
Materials will be distributed, Text book will be introduced in the class. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Text, handout, video (PC) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
The students are expected to take biostatistics subjects. 
Grading Method Grading will be decided based on attendance, report and a fraction of in-class contribution.  
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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