Center for Translational Oral Reseach (TOR)


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The Statistical Unit

The statistical unit offers statistical advises within the field of clinical trials, register based analysis, analyses of complex data (e.g. repeated and/or clustered measures).


Advice can be from all phases of a research project, from the initial phase (e.g. calculating sample size and writing the protocol), to organizing and preparing data for analysis, to setting up the analysis using statistical analysis tools (e.g. SPSS, Stata and R) data.

Prof. Stein Atle Lie, at the Department of Clinical Dentistry holds long-standing competence and experience in Medical Statistics and provides research consultation.

Main research interests:

  • Event history analyses
  • Dependent observations
  • Observational studies
  • Longitudinal data
  • Multistate (Markov) models
  • Sickness absence and disability pension data
  • Registry based epidemiology