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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
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1. Summarizing Data
(1) BIOSTATS 540 2015, (2) additional reading, (3) illustrative applets, (4) calculators (5) computer illustrations.
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(1) BIOSTATS 540  2015 

Show Me#1  Descriptives for ONE variable
Show Me #2  Descriptives for TWO variables 
(pdf, 16 pp)
(pdf, 14 pp) 
Lecture Notes 2015  0. Course Introduction

(pdf, 20 pp) 
Lecture Notes 2015  1. Summarizing Data 
Notes (pdf, 54 pp) 
Carnegie Mellon OLI Course, Statistical Reasoning:
Introduction and Learning Strategies
1) Introduction, 2) Learning Strategies, and 3) The Big Picture 
Click on Enter course here (html) 
University of Florida Biostatistics Open Learning Textbook
After clicking on HOMEPAGE at right, under 6050 & 6052
Module 1, Unit 1: Exploratory Data Analysis 
Click here for HOMEPAGE (html)
Be patient ... it's really slow! .... 
Homework #1 Due Monday September 14, 2015 
Questions (pdf, 3 pp) 
Help with Creating Histogram Using Shodor Applet 
(pdf, 2 pp) 
Solutions to Homework #1 
Solutions (pdf, 14 pp) 
Homework #2 Due Monday September 21, 2015 
Questions (pdf, 2 pp) 
Solutions to Homework #2 
Solutions (pdf, 11 pp) 
Practice Quiz 
(pdf, 2 pp) 
Solutions to Practice Quiz 
(pdf, 6 pp) 
(2) Additional Reading 

(Source: Oswego City School District Regents Exam Prep)  Percentiles 
(html) 
(Source: pdfs.com.org/skillbuilders/MS/MC_StemandLeaf_Plot.pdf)  Stem and Leaf Plots (pdf, 2 pp) 
(pdf, 2 pp) 
(Source: David M. Lane. onlinestatbook.com)  Box and Whisker Plots (html) 
(html) 
(Source: Marie DienerWest, JHSPH Fundamentals of Epidemiology) Exploratory Data Analysis 
(pdf, 71 slides) 
(Source: University of Maryland Medical Center) Grouped Data Calculations 
(pdf, 14 slides) 
(Source: Douglas Altman and Martin Bland) Standard Deviation and Standard Errors 
(pdf, 1 pp) 
(Source: Stephen Jay Gould) The Median Isn't the Message  a really nice essay 
(pdf, 3 pp) 
(Source: Marie DienerWest of Johns Hopkins SPH) Exploratory Data Analysis Power Point Lecture 
(pdf, 71 slides) 
(Source: www.mathcentre.ac.uk) Sigma Notation Additional explanation w examples of summation notation 
(pdf, 10 pp) 
(Source: Statistics Canada) Stem and Leaf Plots  provides additional help (html) 
(html) 
(Source: John McGready, Johns Hopkins SPH Statistical Reasoning I) E Stem and Leaf Plots, Box Plot 
(pdf, 25 slides) 
(Source: John McGready, Johns Hopkins SPH Statistical Reasoning I) D  Histogram 
(pdf, 14 slides) 
(Source: Math Centre, UK) Tutorial on Summation Notation and Calculations 
(pdf, 10 pp) 






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(3) Illustrative Applets 

(Source: Utah State University) Box and Whisker Plot & Histogram (html) 
(html) 
(Source: www.analyzemath.com) Box and Whisker Plot  Interactive. Play with it an see how box plots change as sample values are changed from sets that are symmetric to sets that exhibit skewness!(html) 
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(4) Calculators 

(Source: Shodor Education) Bar Graph 
(html) 
(Source: Shodor Education) Stem and Leaf 
(html) 
(Source: Shodor Education) Box and Whisker Plot 
(html) 
(Source: Shodor Education) Histogram

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(5) Computer Illustrations 
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Online freeware
A look at the ICU data on page 13 of Lecture notes 1. Summarizing Data 
Illustration (pdf, 12 pp) 
STATA
A Visit to Yellowstone National Park

Stata Data set (geyser.dta)
Illustration (pdf) 
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