SPSS Workshop

For Medical Research

By

Dr. Rajesh Rajan 

&

Ahmad R. Alsaber

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About the Training

SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Science) is a tool for the statistical analysis of data. It allows to perform a wide variety of statistical procedures.
Main objective of the course is to provide participants with a basic knowledge of the program in order to be able to use it in a socio-economic context and in the exploration of corporate data. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Understand the concept of medical research.

  • Journals and articles evaluation.

  • Understand the main features of SPSS

  • Use the SPSS GUI effectively

  • Perform descriptive analyses with SPSS

  • Perform common parametric and non-parametric tests

  • Perform simple regressions and multivariate analyses (factor and cluster)

  • Know where to find help

  • Reporting results

Prerequisites:

A good knowledge of basic descriptive and inferential statistics. It is advisable to have a have a good familiarity with PC operations and a working knowledge of spreadsheet application software (Excel).