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Biostatistics and informatics



Általános információk

Compulsory subject 1st year 1st semester

1 hour lecture/week + 2 hours practice/week (by computer)

credit: 3

Tutor: Dr. István Voszka (phone: 459-1500/60234)

If one wants to get exemption from the subject based on the previous studies must give the application to the tutor until Sept. 15. The transcript (original or validated copy) and the detailed topic list of the relevant subjects should be attached. If there is a proper overlap between the topics (at least 75%) we check the knowledge of applicants by a written test containing multiple choice questions at the beginning of the second week of the semester.
The attached sample test shows the style of questions.



Condition for signature: participation on at least 75 % of the practices, the result of both midterm tests should be at least 2.

The midterm tests will be during the practice on the 6th and 11th weeks.

After the semester there is semifinal exam (written test)

Formula collection can be downloaded here:

We give possibility to practice statistics by excel on Wednesdays  between 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. in the students laboratory of the department. First time: Sept. 20.

A tantárgy rövid leírása

The medically relevant elements of biomathematics, information theory, biostatistics and bioinformatics are discussed within the subject. During the practices done by computers the statistical tests, biological and medical databases are shown.

A tantárgy elsajátításához szükséges segédanyagok (könyv, jegyzet, egyéb)

Homepage of the department.

Laboratory Manual of medical Physics and Statistics (Chapter 2a and 2b)

Budapest, 2009. ISBN 963 9129 60 7

Suggested literature: D.G. Rees, Essential Statistics, Chapman & Hall, London, 2001.




1 Purpose of statistics in the curriculum of medical school; Statistical principles (Gergely Agócs) 2017.09.11. pdf  
2 Descriptive statistics (Dániel Veres) 2017.09.18. pdf   pdf   xls  
3 Elements of probability calculus; Probability calculus and statistics (Dániel Veres) 2017.09.25. pdf   pdf  
4 Frequently used distributions (Dániel Veres) 2017.10.02. xls   pdf   pdf  
5 Statistical estimation (Gergely Agócs) 2017.10.09. pdf  
6 General principles of hypothesis testing (Károly Módos) 2017.10.16. pdf  
7 Statistical tests (Károly Módos) 2017.10.30. pdf  
8 Parametric and non-parametric tests for comparison of two groups. (Károly Módos) 2017.11.06. pdf  
9 Comparison of more groups, analysis of variance. (Károly Módos) 2017.11.13. pdf  
10 Regression, correlation. Examination of dependence relations of variables (Károly Módos) 2017.11.20. pdf  
11 Analysis of frequencies (Károly Módos) 2017.11.27.  
12 Evaluation of diagnostic tests (András Dezső Kaposi ) 2017.12.04.  
13 Concept of information, databases, clinical databases (Gusztáv Schay) 2017.12.11.  



Necessary to know in excel [doc] 2017.11.20.
statistics formula collection [pdf] 2017.11.20.