Meta-analysis

Numbering Code P-PUB01 8H146 LB90 Year/Term 2021 ・ Intensive, First semester
Number of Credits 1 Course Type Seminar
Target Year Target Student
Language Japanese and English Day/Period Intensive
Instructor name TANAKA SHIROU (Graduate School of Medicine Program-Specific Professor)
Outline and Purpose of the Course Lectures and practicums on meta-analysis, a statistical method for systematic review, will be held in line with guidance from the textbook titled "Introduction to Meta-Analysis, New Edition." This is an elective course for both CB and MPH.
Course Goals ・Learn techniques for the performance of meta-analysis using STATA.
Schedule and Contents ・Lecture and practicum format: As we will perform data analysis using SAS statistical software, please set this up on your own PC. STATA installation will be explained in Session 1. A practicum assistant will be provided by the clinical statistics staff.
Session 1, August 5, Period 3: Typical Methods of Meta-Analysis (Chapters 3-6) (Maruo)
Session 2, August 5, Period 4: Typical Methods of Meta-Analysis (Chapters 3-6) (Tanaka)
Session 3, August 12, Period 3: Typical Methods of Meta-Analysis (Chapters 3-6) (Tanaka)
Session 4, August 12, Period 4: Multivariate/Network Meta-Analysis (Chapters 7, 9-10) (Noma)
Session 5, August 13, Period 3: Multivariate/Network Meta-Analysis (Chapters 7, 9-10) (Tanaka)
Session 6, August 13, Period 4: Multivariate/Network Meta-Analysis (Chapters 7, 9-10) (Tanaka)
Evaluation Methods and Policy Class participation: 50% and Reports: 50%
Course Requirements None
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) If students understand the basic methods of using STATA, they should be able to deal with the practicums without any issue.
Textbooks Textbooks/References Toshiro Tango, "新版メタ・アナリシス入門─エビデンスの統合をめざす統計手法─" (Shinpan Meta-Anarishisu Nyuumon-Ebidensu no Tougou wo Mezasu Toukei Shuhou, 'Introductory Meta-Analysis: Methods of Statistics Aimed at Evidence Integration, New Edition') (Asakura Shoten) ISBN: 425412760X
References, etc. Not used.
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