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BIOSTATS 540 - Fall 2018
Introduction to Biostatistics
Biostatistics and Epidemiology
UMass Amherst
Instructor: Carol Bigelow




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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

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Unit 10. Two Sample Inference

1. Introduction
2. Learning Module
3. Activities
4. Resources

(1) Introduction
(Source: Whitlock and Schluter Analysis of Biological Data 2nd Edition) Chapter 12 - Comparing Means (pdf, 13 pp)


(2) Learning Module
10. TWO Sample Inference
NORMAL DISTRIBUTION CALCULATOR (Source: Agresti, Franklin, Klingenberg) Normal Distribution Calculator (html)
STUDENT T DISTRIBUTION CALCULATOR (Source: Agresti, Franklin, Klingenberg) Student t-Distribution calculator (html)
CHI SQUARE DISTRIBUTION CALCULATOR (Source:  Agresti, Franklin, Klingenberg) Chi Square Distribution Calculator (html)
F DISTRIBUTION CALCULATOR (Source:  Agresti, Franklin, Klingenberg) F Distribution Calculator (html)
BINOMIAL DISTRIBUTION CALCULATOR (Source:  Agresti, Franklin, Klingenberg) Binomial Distribution Calculator (html)
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(3) Activities
STATA and R (Source: IDRE UCLA Resources to Help you Learn Stata) Choosing the Correct Statistical Test (html)
R (Source: Zhang, Aloisio, Horton) The Statistical Sleuth in R (pdf, 8 pp)

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(4) Resources
FLOW CHART FOR CHOOSING THE CORRECT TEST(Source: www.theresearchassistant.com) Interactive Statistics Chart (html)
(Source: ocw.tufts.edu Alice Tang, Tufts University) Common Tests (html)
(Source: BIOSTATS 540 - Fall 2017) Hypothesis Testing Tips (pdf, 8 pp)
(Source: BIOSTATS 540 - Fall 2017) Choose a Test (pdf, 3 pp)

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