BIOSTATS 540 - Fall 2015
Introduction to Biostatistics
Biostatistics and Epidemiology
UMass Amherst
Instructor: Carol Bigelow



For Students



This Week

Lecture Notes

Homeworks and Exams

Computer Illustrations

Other Resources

Links, by Topic

1. Summarizing Data

2. Introduction to Probability

3. Populations and Samples

4. Bernoulli and Binomal Distributions

5. Normal Distribution

6. Estimation

7. Hypothesis Testing

8. Chi Square Tests

9. Correlation/Regression


8. Chi Square Tests
(1) BIOSTATS 540 2015, (2) additional reading, (3) illustrative applets, (4) calculators (5) computer illustrations.

(1) BIOSTATS 540 - 2015
Lecture Notes 2015 Unit 8. Chi Square Tests
Posted 11/29/15 (pdf, 39 pp)
Carnegie Mellon OLI Course, Statistical Reasoning:
Unit 4 - Inference
Module 12: Inference for Relationships, Continued
Click on Enter course here (html)
University of Florida Biostatistics Open Learning Textbook
After clicking on HOMEPAGE at right, under 6050 & 6052
Unit 4B - Inference for Relationships
Click here for homepage (html)
Homework #13 due Monday December 7, 2015
Questions (pdf, 1 pp)
Homework Solutions
Solutions (pdf, 3 pp)

(2) Additional Reading
(Source: John McGready, JHSPH) - The Chi Square Test: Mechanics
(Source: John McGready, JHSPH) - Fisher's Exact Test
(Source: Marie Diener-West, JHSPH) - Uses of the Chi Square Statistic

(3) Illustrative Applets


(4) Calculators
(Source:  Microsoft Research) Fisher's Exact Test Calculator for 2x2 Contingency Tables
(Source:  SurfStat) Chi Square Distribution Calculator
(Source:  Vassar Stats) Chi Square Test .. for contingency table
(Source:  Vassar Stats) Epidemiologic Analysis of a 2x2 Table, including rates, risks, odds, odds ratio


(5) Computer Illustrations







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