BIOSTATS 540 - Fall 2015
Introduction to Biostatistics
Biostatistics and Epidemiology
UMass Amherst
Instructor: Carol Bigelow



For Students



This Week

Lecture Notes

Homeworks and Exams

Computer Illustrations

Other Resources

Links, by Topic

1. Summarizing Data

2. Introduction to Probability

3. Populations and Samples

4. Bernoulli and Binomal Distributions

5. Normal Distribution

6. Estimation

7. Hypothesis Testing

8. Chi Square Tests

9. Correlation/Regression


9. Correlation and Regression
(1) BIOSTATS 540 2015, (2) additional reading, (3) illustrative applets, (4) calculators (5) computer illustrations.

(1) BIOSTATS 540 - 2015
Lecture Notes 2015 Unit 9. Regression and Correlation
Posted 12/6/15 (pdf, 44 pp)
VIDEO University of Florida Biostatistics Open Learning Textbook
NEW! This time, click on the course 6053
Then below, click on Lecture: Simple Linear Regression
Click here for homepage (html)
Homework due Friday December 11, 2015 Questions (pdf, 3 pp)
Solutions to Homework Solutions (pdf, 10 pp)

(2) Additional Reading
(Source: Stat Trel AP Statistics Tutorial) Correlation and Linearity (html)
(Source: Stat Trel AP Statistics Tutorial) Least Squares Linear Regression (html)
(Source: John McGready, JHSPH Methods in Biostatistics II) Simple Linear Regression (pdf, 19 slides)
(Source: John McGready, JHSPH Methods in Biostatistics II) Linear Regresion - Motivating Example(pdf, 23 slides)

(3) Illustrative Applets


(4) Calculators
(Source: www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/Regression/) Regression
Tip Use this calculator if you can copy and paste your data from excel into Shodor
(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


(5) Computer Illustrationss
(Source:  UCLA Academic Technology Services) Regression with Stata







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