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 BIOSTATS 540 - Fall 2022 Introduction to Biostatistics Biostatistics and Epidemiology UMass Amherst
 Instructor: Carol Bigelow

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Syllabus

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Unit Lecture Notes

Unit Tests

Illustrations

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

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Unit 12. Simple Linear Regression and Correlation

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

(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)
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(2) Learning Module
BIOSTATS 540 Fall 2022 Course notes, 12. Simple Linear Regression & Correlation (pdf, 55 pp)
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(3) Activities
(Source: www.artofstat.com) WebApps > Fit Linear Regression Model (html)
R Users (Source: www.r-tutor.com R Tutorials) Simple Linear Regression (html)

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(3) 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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(4) Resources

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