For Medical Research
Dr. Rajesh Rajan
Ahmad R. Alsaber
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
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).