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


7. Hypothesis Testing
(1) BIOSTATS 540 2015, (2) additional reading, (3) illustrative applets, (4) calculators (5) computer illustrations.

(1) BIOSTATS 540 - 2015
Lecture Notes 2015 7. Hypothesis Testing
Posted 11/13/2015 (pdf, 60 pp)
Notes 7. Hypothesis Testing - Supplement & Tips
(pdf, 8 pp)
Practice Word Problems
Questions (pdf, 5 pp) Solutions (pdf, 7 pp)
Carnegie Mellon OLI Course, Statistical Reasoning:
Unit 4 - Inference
Module 10: Hypothesis Testing (slides 143-174)

Click on Enter course here (html)

University of Florida Biostatistics Open Learning Textbook
After clicking on HOMEPAGE at right, under 6050 & 6052
Unit 4 - Introduction to Statistical Inference
> Hypothesis Testing
Click here for homepage (html)
Homework #11 due Monday November 23, 2015
Questions (pdf, 1 pp)
Solutions to Homework #11
Solutions (pdf, 6 pp)
Homework #12 due Monday November 30, 2015e
Questions (pdf, 1 pp)
Solutions to Homework #12
Solutions (pdf, 5 pp)
BIOSTATS 540 Resource for you - Choose a Test Chart for Unit 7
Chart (pdf, 3 pp)

(2) Videos & Additional Reading
VIDEO (Source: QuantConcepts) The Most Simple Introduction to Hypothesis Testing
(Video, 11 minutes)
VIDEO (Source: Khan Academdy) Hypothesis Testing and P-Values
(Video, 11:26 minutes)
VIDEO (Source: Statistics Learning Center) Hypothesis Testing
(Video, 7:38 minutes)
VIDEO (Source: Statistics Learning Center) Understanding the P-value
(Video, 4:43 minutes)
(Source: Tufts Open Courseware, Alice Tang) Common Statistical Tests - Lecture 9 (pdf, 27 slides)
(Source: Brian Caffo, JHSPH Methods in Biostatistics II) Lecture 15 - Hypothesis Testing (pdf, 21 slides)
(Source: JHSPH Methods in Biostatistics II) Hypothesis Testing Graphs (pdf, 5 slides)
(Source: Oana Mocioalca, Kent State University) The Language of Hypothesis Testing (pdf, 8 slides)
(Source: International Agency for Research on Cancer course, Cancer Epidemiology) Evaluating the Role of Chance
(pdf, 31 pp)
(Source: socialresearchmethods.net) Two Independent Groups t-Test
(Source: Stat Trek AP Statistics Tutorial) What is Hypothesis Testing
(Source: Stat Trek AP Statistics Tutorial) How to Test Hypotheses
Flow Chart (Source: John McGready, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health) CHART - Choosing the Correct Statistical Test
Flow Chart (Source: Rosner, B. Fundamentals of Biostatistics, 6th Edition) Flowchart Methods of Statistical Inference Test

(3) Illustrative Applets


(4) Calculators
(Source: David Lane, HyperStat Online) Normal DistributionCalculator
(Source: surfstat.anu.edu.au/surftat-home/tables/t.php) Student t Distribution calculator
(Source:  surfstat.anu.edu.au/surfstat-home/tables/chi.php) Chi Square Distribution Calculator
(Source:  www.socr.ucla.edu/Applets.dir/Normal_T_Chi2_F_Tables.htm) Scroll down to F Distribution Calculator


(5) Computer Illustrations







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