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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 12. Simple Linear Regression and Correlation

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 16 - Correlation (pdf, 6 slides)
ppt INTRODUCTION (Source: Whitlock and Schluter ) Overheads 17 - Regression (pdf, 12 slides)
ppt INTRODUCTION (Source: John McGready, JHSPH Methods in Biostatistics II) Simple Linear Regression (pdf, 19 slides)
ppt INTRODUCTION(Source: John McGready, JHSPH Methods in Biostatistics II) Linear Regresion - Motivating Example(pdf, 23 slides)
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(2) Unit Notes (Lecture Notes) and Homework Assignment
12. Simple Linear Regression & Correlation (FORTHCOMING)
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(3) Illustrations
R Users (Source: www.r-tutor.com R Tutorials) Simple Linear Regression (html)
STATA Users (Source: IDRE UCLA Resources to Help You Learn Stata) Simple and Multiple Linear Regression (html)

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(4) Activities
(Source: www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/Regression/) Regression
Tip Use this calculator if you can copy and paste your data from excel into Shodor
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(Source: Vassar Stats) Correlation and Least Squares Linear Regression
Tip Use this calculator if you are entering your data "by hand", one row at a time
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(5) Additional Resources

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(6) Assess Your Progress
 
 

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