BIOSTATS 640
Intermediate Biostatistics
Biostatistics and Epidemiology
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1. Review of BIOSTATS 540
2. Regression and Correlation
3. Discrete Distributions
4. Categorical Data Analysis
5. Logistic Regression
6. Introduction to Survival Analysis
7. Analysis of Variance
8. Repeated Measures Analysis
9. Nonparametrics

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Homeworks

Week Topic Assigned Due Exercises Solutions
1
HW #1
1. Review of BIOSTATS 540
1-22-2018
2-5-2018
Questions (pdf, 5 pp)
Stata Users
Download (BIOSTATS 640 hw01 practice 2.dta)

Solutions
R Users (pdf, 15 pp)
Stata Users (pdf, 13 pp)

2 HW #2
2. Regression & Correlation (1 of 2)
1-28-2018
2-14-2018
Questions (pdf, 4 pp)
R Users
Download (week02.Rdata)
Download (larvae.Rdata)
STATA Users
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Download (larvae.dta)

Solutions
R users (pdf, 14 pp)
Stata Users (pdf, 18 pp)


3 HW #3
2. Regression & Correlation (2 of 2)
2-3-2018
2-21-2018
Solutions
R Users (pdf, 9 pp)
Stata Users (pdf, 8 pp)
4 Lab Sessions: R and Stata
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NO homework this week - Use this week to work on your test!
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5 HW #4
3. Discrete Distributions
2-19-2018
2-28-2018
Questions (pdf, 1 pp)
Solutions
R Users (pdf, 4 pp)
Stata Users (pdf, 3 pp)
6 HW #5
4. Categorical Data Analysis
2-26-2018
3-7-2018
Solutions
R Users (pdf, 11 pp)
Stata Users (pdf, 14 pp)
7 HW #6
5. Logistic Regression
3-5-2018
3-21-2018
Solutions
R Users (pdf, 14 pp)
Stata Users (pdf, 11 pp)
9 HW #7
6. Survival Analysis
3-26-2018
Wednesday
4-11-2018
Questions (pdf, 2 pp)
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(hw6_excel.xlsx)
Solutions
R Users (pdf, 9 pp)
Stata Users (pdf, 11 pp)
11 HW #8
7. Analysis of Variance (1 of 2)
4-9-2018
Wednesday
4-18-2018
Questions (pdf, 5 pp)
R users download (anova_infants.Rdata)
download (fishgrowth.Rdata)
Stat users download (anova_infants.dta)

download (fishgrowth.dta)

Solutions
R users (pdf, 14 pp)
Stata users (pdf, 13 pp)

Exams

Exam Topics Posted Due Questions Solutions
1 1. Review of BIOSTATS 540
2. Regression & Correlation
2-10-2018 2-26-2018 Questions (pdf, 15 pp) Solutions
(by email request)
2 3. Discrete Distributions
4. Categorical Data Analysis
5. Logistic Regression
3-26-2018 Wednesday
4-11-2018
Questions (pdf, 13 pp) Solutions
(by email request)
3 7. Analysis of Variance
4-23-2018 Monday
5-7-2018
Questions (pdf, 10 pp) Solutions
(by email request)




 

 

 

 

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