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PGS_1374 Statistical thinking and performing basic analyses using JMP 2–3 ECTS
Organised by
Faculty of Medicine Postgraduate Education Unit
Person in charge
Biostatistics / Biostatistician Eliisa Löyttyniemi

Learning outcomes

The objective is to understand the basic concepts and methods of descriptive and inferential statistical analysis. The participants will learn to conduct analyses in JMP. The main focus will be in clinical trials (bio/medical), comparison between two/multiple groups, focus will be on numerical data analysis.


- The idea of statistical inference
- The connection of study objectives and statistical hypothesis
- Descriptive statistics
- Basic statistical tests for numerical data
- Basic statistical tests for categorical data
- Quick review for special tests: survival analyses, repeated measures
- How to find appropriate statistical method
- Statistical reporting

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 12 h 0 h
Exercises 10 h 0 h

Active participation in the course (2 ECTS) plus small reporting work (1 ECTS).

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English



Study materials

Lecture slides

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Faculty of Medicine
DP in Medicine
Finnish Study Modules
Postgraduate Degrees, med