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

1. Review of BIOSTATS 540 Introductory Biostatistics

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(1) BIOSTATS 640 2018
Lecture Notes - 2018 Notes (pdf, 34 pp)
If you did NOT take BIOSTATS 540 Here is the link to the BIOSTATS 540 Website (html)
(Source: Marie Diener-West, Johns Hopkins University) Exploratory Data Analysis (pdf, 71 slides)
(Source: Kass et al, 2016 PLOS Computational Biology, June 9, 2016) 10 Simple Rules for Effective Statistical Practice (pdf, 8 pp)
R Users If you have not already done so, use this Fall 2017 handout to download and install R and R Studio
WINDOWS Users (pdf, 2 pp)
MAC Users (pdf, 2 pp)
Stata Users If you have not already done so, use this Fall 2017 handout to download and install Stata (pdf, 3 pp)
Homework due February 5, 2018 Questions (pdf, 5 pp) Stata Users Download (BIOSTATS 640 hw01 practice 2.dta)
SOLUTIONS to homework R Users (pdf, 15 pp) STATA Users (pdf, 13 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 15 (pdf, 3 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)
IN-CLASS STATA Users
Download (larvae.dta) Download (ivf.dta)
Stata for Data Description (pdf, 4 pp)


(4) R Users

Getting Started in R: How to Download and Install R and R-Studio

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)
IN-CLASS R Users
Download (larvae.Rdata) Download (ivf.Rdata)
R for Data Description II (pdf, 13 pp)


 

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


(6) Probability Distribution Calculators
(Source: Art of Stats) Normal Distribution (html)
(Source: Art of Stats) Student t Distribution (html)
(Source: Art of Stats) Chi Square Distribution (html)
(Source: Art of Stats) F Distribution (html)
(Source: Art of Stats) Binomial Distribution (html)

 



 

 


 

 

 

 

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