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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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1. R
2. Stata version 15
3. StatKey


R

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Fall 2017: How to Download and Install R and R Studio - WINDOWS Users (pdf, 2 pp)
Fall 2017: How to Download and Install R and R Studio - MAC Users (pdf, 2 pp)
Fall 2017: First Session (pdf, 5 pp)
Fall 2017 Handout 01 - How to Use R Markdown and Knitr (pdf, 8 pp)
Fall 2017 Handout 02 - Getting Data into R (pdf, 8 pp)
Fall 2017 Handout 03 - Data Description Basics (pdf, 13 pp)
Fall 2017 Activity - 1970 Lottery: Handout (pdf, 3 pp) RIGHT CLICK to download (lottery1970.Rdata) (lottery1970monthly.Rdata)

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Stata Version 15

Handout/Illustration (link)
Fall 2017 Handout 01 - How to Download and Install Stata (pdf, 3 pp)
Fall 2017: First Session (pdf, 9 pp)
Fall 2017 Handout 02 - Getting Data into Stata (pdf, 13 pp)
Fall 2017 Handout 03 - Data Description Basics (pdf, 4 pp)
Fall 2017 Handout 04 - How to Work with Dates (pdf, 5 pp)
Fall 2017 Activity - 1970 Lottery: Handout (pdf, 3 pp) RIGHT CLICK to download (lottery1970.dta) (lottery1970monthly.dta)

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StatKEY

Handout/Illustration (link)
Fall 2017 Handout 01 Unit 1. Summarizing Data (pdf, 16 pp)
Fall 2017 Handout 02 Unit 2. Data Visualization (pdf, 14 pp)
Fall 2017 Handout 03 How to Get Data into StatKey (pdf, 12 pp)

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