8 8
 BIOSTATS 540 - Fall 2015 Introduction to Biostatistics Biostatistics and Epidemiology UMass Amherst
 Instructor: Carol Bigelow

For Students

Syllabus

Announcements

This Week

Lecture Notes

Homeworks and Exams

Computer Illustrations

Other Resources

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

v

Computer Illustrations
This course emphasizes Stata. Some illustrations of other packages are provided on an occaional basis only.

Free Resources Available on the Web

Topic
Data sets
1. Summarizing Data
"Show me" (pdf, 16 pp)
"Show me #2" (pdf, 14 pp)

2. Introduction to Probability

3. Populations and Samples

4. Bernoulli and Binomial Distribution

5. Normal Distribution

6. Estimation

7. Hypothesis Testing

8. Chi Square Tests

9. Regression and Correlation

TOP

Stata

Topic
Stata Illustration
Stata Data sets
1. Summarizing Data
Old Faithful
geyser.dta
2. Introduction to Probability

3. Populations and Samples
Sampling with and without replacement
4. Bernoulli and Binomial Distribution

5. Normal Distribution

6. Estimation

7. Hypothesis Testing

8. Chi Square Tests

9. Regression and Correlation

TOP

SAS

Topic
SAS Illustration
SAS Data sets
1. Summarizing Data
Old Faithful
geyser.sas7bdat
2. Introduction to Probability

3. Populations and Samples

4. Bernoulli and Binomial Distribution

5. Normal Distribution

6. Estimation

7. Hypothesis Testing

8. Chi Square Tests

9. Regression and Correlation

Minitab

Topic
Minitab Illustration
Minitab Data sets
1. Summarizing Data
Old Faithful
geyser.mtw
2. Introduction to Probability

3. Populations and Samples

4. Bernoulli and Binomial Distribution

5. Normal Distribution

6. Estimation

7. Hypothesis Testing

8. Chi Square Tests

9. Regression and Correlation

SPSS

Topic
SPSS Illustration
SPSS Data sets
1. Summarizing Data
Old Faithful
geyser.sav
2. Introduction to Probability

3. Populations and Samples

4. Bernoulli and Binomial Distribution

5. Normal Distribution

6. Estimation

7. Hypothesis Testing

8. Chi Square Tests

9. Regression and Correlation

R

Topic
R Illustration
Excel Data sets
1. Summarizing Data
Old Faithful
geyser.xls
2. Introduction to Probability

3. Populations and Samples

4. Bernoulli and Binomial Distribution

5. Normal Distribution

6. Estimation

7. Hypothesis Testing

8. Chi Square Tests

9. Regression and Correlation

 Copyright 2015 University of Massachusetts, Amherst. This is the course web site for BIOSTATS 540W, Biostatistics and Epidemiology. Produced and maintained by the School of Public Health and Health Sciences. Send comments or questions about this web site to cbigelow@schoolph.umass.edu. Page updated: September 1, 2015