08.08.2016 To 12.08.2016

Summerschool Multilevel Analysis: 08.08.2016 - 12.08.2016

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A Course in Multilevel Modelling in Public Health and Health Services Research


In this course we will clarify what MLA is about and why it is important to take both shared contexts and individual characteristics into account when doing public health and health services research. It is important for researchers in these fields to have at least a basic understanding of this technique so as to be able to judge research that uses it, and of course to be able to apply it themselves.

Public Health and health services research increasingly uses a statistical technique called multilevel modelling or multilevel analysis (MLA). Pioneering development of MLA methodology has been in education, where researchers have been interested in studies examining how student outcomes (such as examination scores) are related to both the characteristics of the students themselves and those of the schools.

Multilevel analysis, macro - micro relationships in health services research, MLwiN

Knowledge of basic statistical analysis, multiple linear regression, logistic regression, analysis of variance.

Target group:
Public Health Professionals, Epidemiologists and researchers who wish to improve their applied methodological skills

360 € for students | 450 € for others

Organizational and administrative matters


Prof. Alastair H. Leyland and Prof. Peter Groenewegen

Event organizer:

Institut of Public Health


08.08.2016 to 12.08.2016, Tuesday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm


Charité Campus Virchow, Forum 3, Room 1


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