Module Medical Statistics

Academic Year 2023/2024 - Teacher: MARTINA BARCHITTA

Expected Learning Outcomes

To develop statistical and methodological abilities applied to the analysis of biological/biomedical events. To develop abilities to apply the principal tools of statistical data collection, measurement and analysis.

Course Structure

The course includes lectures in which continuous interaction with students and exercises in the multimedia classroom is encouraged, using specific statistical software, with examples to apply the
knowledge acquired during the course.

Should teaching be carried out in mixed mode or remotely, it may be necessary to introduce changes with respect to previous statements, in line with the programme planned and outlined in the syllabus.

Required Prerequisites

No requirements

Attendance of Lessons


Detailed Course Content

The biological variables. Monovariate data synthesis measures. Bivariate analysis. Probability and statistical inference.  

Textbook Information

Biostatistica - M.Pagano, K.Gauvreau - II edizione italiana, Idelson-Gnocchi

 During the course other texts and documents, mostly in English language, will be recommended

Course Planning

 SubjectsText References
1AllBook and ad hoc material that will be distributed during the course of the lessons and will be made available on the Studium website

Learning Assessment

Learning Assessment Procedures

oral exam

The highest grade will be assigned to the student who has demonstrated mastery of the topics, ability to apply knowledge, communication skills and mastery of the disciplinary vocabulary.

Verification of learning can also be carried out by an online platform, if needed 

Examples of frequently asked questions and / or exercises

The mean, the mode and the median: definitions and examples of calculation. Examples of biological variables.