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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 11. Chi Square Tests

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


(1) Introduction
ppt INTRODUCTION (Source: Whitlock and Schluter ) Overheads 9 - Contingency Table Analyses (pdf, 5 slides)
ppt INTRODUCTION (Source: John McGready, JHSPH) - The Chi Square Test: Mechanics (html)
ppt INTRODUCTION (Source: John McGready, JHSPH) - Fisher Exact Test (html)
ppt INTRODUCTION (Source: Marie Diener-West, JHSPH) - Uses of the Chi Square Statistic (html)
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(2) Unit Notes (Lecture Notes) and Homework Assignment
11. Chi Square Tests (FORTHCOMING)
CHI SQUARE DISTRIBUTION CALCULATOR (Source: surfstat.anu.edu.com) Chi Square Distribution Calculator (html)
FISHER EXACT TEST CALCULATOR (Source: VassarStats Statistical Computation WebSite) You'll need to do a bit of scrolling:
F rom main menu -> Clinical Research Calculators -> Calculator 3 (html)
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(3) Illustrations
 

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(4) Activities
 

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(5) Additional Resources
(Source:  Vassar Stats) Chi Square Test .. for contingency table (html)
(Source:  Vassar Stats) Epidemiologic Analysis of a 2x2 Table, including rates, risks, odds, odds ratio (html)
CHI SQUARE DISTRIBUTION CALCULATOR (Source: surfstat.anu.edu.com) Chi Square Distribution Calculator (html)
FISHER EXACT TEST CALCULATOR (Source: graphpad.com) Fisher Exact Test Calculator (html)

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(6) Assess Your Progress
 
 

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