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BIOSTATS 540 - Fall 2017
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. Unit Notes (Lecture notes)
3. Illustrations
4. Activities
5. Additional Resources
6. Assess Your Progress


(1) Introduction
 
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(2) Unit Notes (Lecture Notes) and Homework Assignment
10. TWO Sample Inference (FORTHCOMING)
Unit 10 Assignment due Questions (FORTHCOMING) Solutions (FORTHCOMING)
Hypothesis Testing Tips (pdf, 8 pp)
BIOSTATS 540 - Chart for Choosing Test (pdf, 3 pp)
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)
F DISTRIBUTION CALCULATOR (Source:  epitools.ausvet.com) F-Distribution calculator (html)
F DISTRIBUTION CALCULATOR (Source:  danielsoper.com) You'll need to scroll down to get to F-Distribution (html)
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(3) Illustrations
STATA (Source: IDRE UCLA Resources to Help you Learn Stata) What Statistical Analysis Should I Use (html)
R (Source: Zhang, Aloisio, Horton) The Statistical Sleuth in R (pdf, 8 pp)

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(4) Activities
FLOW CHART FOR CHOOSING THE CORRECT TEST(Source: www.theresearchassistant.com) Interactive Statistics Chart (html)
 

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(5) Additional Resources
(Source: Whitlock and Schluter Analysis of Biological Data 2nd Edition) Chapter 12 - Comparing Means (pdf, 13 pp)
(Source: ocw.tufts.edu Alice Tang, Tufts University) Common Tests (html)

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(6) Assess Your Progress
2015 In-Class Practice Problems: Questions (pdf, 5 pp) Solutions (pdf, 7 pp)
 

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