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
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1. Review of BIOSTATS 540 Introductory Biostatistics

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(1) BIOSTATS 640 2017
Lecture Notes - 2017 Notes (pdf, 33 pp)
(Source: Marie Diener-West, Johns Hopkins University) Exploratory Data Analysis (pdf, 71 slides)
Homework due Monday January 30, 3017 Questions (pdf, 5 pp)
SOLUTIONS to homework STATA Users (pdf, 16 pp) R Users (pdf, 15 pp)




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(2) Additional Readings and Videos
(Source: Thomson Wadsworth Workshop) Sampling Distributions (html)
(Source: Thomson Wadsworth Workshop) Central Limit Theorem (html)
(Source: American College of Physicians) Primer on 95% Confidence Intervals (html)
(Source: Tufts University Open Courseware- Alice Tang) Common Statistical Tests - Lecture 9 (pdf, 27 slides)
Link to URL for assistance with "How to Choose the Appropriate Hypothesis Test"
(Source; John C. Caruso at www.diss-stat.com) (choosing.pdf, 3 pp)
Link to URL for assistance with "How to Choose the Appropriate Hypothesis Test"
(Source: www.graphpad.com) Choosing a Statistical Test (html)

 

(3) Stata Users

Getting Started in Stata: How to Obtain Stata version 14 (pdf, 2 pp)

Getting Started in Stata: First Session (pdf, 18 pp)
Getting Started in Stata: Entering and Outputting Data (pdf, 18 pp)
(Source: Oscar Torres-Reyna, Princeton) Getting Started in R and Stata - Notes on Exploring Data (html)


(4) R Users

Getting Started in R: How to Download and Install R and R-Studio (pdf, 8 pp)

Getting Started in R: Data Description Basics (pdf, 13 pp) Download data (larvae.dta)
(Source: Oscar Torres-Reyna, Princeton University) RStudio 101 Introduction to R (pdf, 16 pp)
(Source: Mark Gardener) Using R for Statistical Analyses - Basic Statistics: Scroll down for various "step-by-step" (html)
(Source: Oscar Torres-Reyna, Princeton) Getting Started in R and Stata - Notes on Exploring Data (html)


 

(5) Other (Applets, calculators, etc)
(Source: Shodor) Interactive applets (html)


 



 

 


 

 

 

 

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