James Hanley
Dept of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health
Faculty of Medicine

http://www.biostat.mcgill.ca/hanley



Biostatistics Workshop
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology.
Oct 6, 2017

Agenda

Introduction to Statistics

Material for Bionano Workshop:
Biostatistics
November 27, 2013

Measuring Statistical Parameters; Precision/Resolution


2012: for Residents in Internal Medicine
Material for Academic 1/2 day:
Statistics in the Medical Literature and in Medical Practice
October 18, 2012

'Averages'

There are Probabilities and Probabilities

The Place of Statistical Methods in Radiology: & the Bigger Picture (Int. Med!)

'P-values'

Confidence Intervals / Statistical Power / Clinical Important Differences

NNT
 

'Hazard' rates and 'Hazard' Ratios
 

Summary


2013
Material for Academic 1/2 day:
Regression and Multivariable Analysis
September 26, 2013

DIA-gnosis

PRO-gnosis

ETIO-gnosis

(Technical)


Earlier material -- for year 2 medical students

Statistics CoursePack / Lecture / Small Group Assignment in Unit 8b

2010 Coursepack   Assignment(+Ans)
2009 Lecture
2008 Lecture
2007 Lecture


Material for Unit 7 and for Unit 8b
INTRODUCTION TO EPIDEMIOLOGY
Fall 2002


  Frequently Asked Questions

Other textbooks (besides the recommended Fletcher et al.)

Hennekens, Charles H. Epidemiology in medicine / 
WA 950 H515e 1987 [2 Hour Same Day] Health Sciences Reserves


Friedman, Gary D., 1934- Primer of epidemiology / 
WA 105 F911p 1994 [Regular Loan] Health Sciences
Health-Sciences( 1/ 0) 1994 and earlier editions
   

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Sept 03 lecture [one type of study]    Handout

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Types of Epidemiologic Studies     material from Rothman and Greenland

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THE BIGGEST PUBLIC HEALTH EXPERIMENT EVER: The 1954 Field Trial of the Salk Poliomyelitis Vaccine     Book Chapter      polio_cases_US_1930-1956

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1-Phenylalanine mustard (L-PAM) in the management of primary breast cancer. NEJM 292:117-122 January 16, 1975       Link

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Twenty-five-year follow-up of a randomized trial comparing radical mastectomy, total mastectomy, and total mastectomy followed by irradiation. Fisher B, et al. N Engl J Med. 2002 Aug 22; 347(8):567-75.       Link      Full article

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Final report on the aspirin component of the ongoing Physicians' Health Study. Steering Committee of the Physicians' Health Study Research Group.N Engl J Med 1989 Jul 20; 321(3): 129 - 35.   Link

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Randomised trial of prophylactic daily aspirin in British male doctors. Peto R, et al Br Med J 1988 Jan 30;296(6618):313-6      Link

See also: An overview of the British and American aspirin studies. Hennekens CH, Peto R, Hutchison GB, Doll R. N Engl J Med 1988 Apr 7;318(14):923-4

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Effects of stretching before and after exercising on muscle soreness and risk of injury
     Article by R.D. Herbert and M Gabriel, BMJ, Aug 31, 2002
     Cumulative Incidence Graphs (modified from figure in article)     1     2
   

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Sept 04 lecture [another type of study]    Handout

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John Snow: On the mode of communication of cholera       Excerpt from Hennekens and Buring

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Dr. John Snow (1813-1858), a legendary figure in the history of public health, epidemiology and anesthesiology     website

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Framingham Heart Study

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Quebec_Asbestos_cohort

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The Stress and Health Study (also known as the Whitehall II Study)     Link

 

Nurses Health Study
  Outcomes of pregnancy in a national sample of resident physicians
  Vasectomy and health. Results from a large cohort study

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Medical students' compliance with simple administrative tasks and success in final examinations: retrospective cohort study     Article
   

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Sept 05 lecture [case-control studies]    Handout

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Pour battre Patrick Roy, mieux vaut lancer bas       La Presse

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Women are better pilots     newspaper item

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PubMed search on case control study quebec

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The role of woodstoves in the etiology of polyposis     article

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Pedestrians Fatally Injured by motor vehicles   From Friedman
   

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Sept 06 lecture   More on case-control studies
   

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Nov 11 lecture [Statistical Inference]     Handout    (updated Nov 10)

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If nothing goes wrong is everything alright? interpreting zero numerators       article

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A POPULATION-BASED STUDY OF MEASLES,MUMPS,AND RUBELLA VACCINATION AND AUTISM       article       edtorial

How could one get a crude Rate Ratio (RR) of 1.45?

Why can the crude Rate Ratio (RR) be 1.45 if RR=1 at all ages and in all years?

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Explaining risks: turning numerical data into meaningful pictures       article      
   

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Nov 12 Small Group Session    

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Material for question 3 ( on sampling / confidence intervals )

     
BirthWeights_AdultHeights.pdf       RandomDigits.pdf
   

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Nov 21 lecture       Handout   

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A CONTROLLED TRIAL OF A HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS TYPE 16 VACCINE       article


Updated: Oct. 05, 2017