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BIOSTATS 540 - Fall 2017
Introduction to Biostatistics
Biostatistics and Epidemiology
UMass Amherst
Instructor: Carol Bigelow



For Students


This Week

Unit Lecture Notes

Unit Tests


Other Resources

Course Unit Pages

1. Summarizing Data

2. Data Visualization

3. Probability: Basics

4. Probabilities in Epidemiology

5. Populations and Samples

6. Bernoulli and Binomal Distributions

7. Normal Distribution

8. Statistical Literacy: Estimation and Hypothesis Testing

9. One Sample Inference

10. Two Sample Inference

11. Chi Square Tests

12. Simple Linear Regression and Correlation


Unit 9. One Sample Inference

1. Unit Notes (Lecture notes)
2. Illustrations
3. Activities
4. Additional Resources
5. Assess Your Progress

(1) Unit Notes (Lecture Notes) and Homework Assignment
9. ONE Sample Inference (FORTHCOMING)
Unit 9 Assignment due Questions (FORTHCOMING) Solutions (FORTHCOMING)
NORMAL DISTRIBUTION CALCULATOR (Source: davidlane.com) Normal Distribution Calculator (html)
STUDENT T DISTRIBUTION CALCULATOR (Source: surfstat.anu.edu.au) Surf Stat t-Distribution calculator (html)
CHI SQUARE DISTRIBUTION CALCULATOR (Source:  surfstat.anu.edu.au) Surf Stat Chi Square Distribution Calculator (html)


(2) Illustrations


(3) Activities
(Source: StatPages.org) Exact Binomial Confidence Interval Calculator (html)


(4) Additional Resources
(Source: Whitlock and Schluter Analysis of Biological Data 2nd Edition) Chapter 11 - One Sample (pdf, 9 pp)
(Source: John McGready, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health) Sampling Distribution of the Sample Mean and its Estimate Based on a Single Sample (html)
(Source: StatPages.org) Exact Binomial Confidence Interval Calculator (html)


(5) Assess Your Progress




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