BIOSTATS 640
Intermediate Biostatistics
Biostatistics and Epidemiology
UMass Amherst

 

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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

4. Categorical Data Analysis

Scroll down for (1) BIOSTATS 640 2017 (2) Additional Readings and Videos (3) Stata Users (4) R Users, (5) Other (Applets, calculators, etc).

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(1) BIOSTATS 640 - 2017
Lecture Notes - 2017 Unit 4. Categorical Data Analysis (pdf, 82 pp)
(Source: Ben Arnold, UC Berkeley) Decision Tree for Assessing Effect Modification and Confounding (pdf, 1 pp)
Homework due Wednesday March 8, 2017 Questions (pdf, 4 pp) Download (hw_categorical.dta)

SOLUTIONS to homework - STATA Users (pdf, 14 pp) R Users (pdf, 11 pp)

 


(2) Additional Readings and Videos
(Source: Tobias, Aurelio, IDAEA-CSIC, Barcelona - Presentation at the 2012 Stata Users Group Meeting)
Rearranging Stata's Output for the Analysis of Epidemiological Tables (pdf, 30 slides)
(Source: Pai, M., McGill University)
Lecture Effect Measure Modification and Interaction (pdf, 66 slides)
(Source: JHSPH Open Course Ware Course - Statistical Reasoning II John McGready, Instructor)
Lecture 1d: The Case-Control Design (pdf, 22 slides)
(Source: JHSPH Open Course Ware Course - Statistical Reasoning II John McGready, Instructor)
Lecture 2a: Confounding and Effect Modification (19 slides)
(Source: JHSPH Open Course Ware Course - Statistical Reasoning II John McGready, Instructor)
Lecture 2c: Statistical interaction/Effect Modification (21 slides)
Standardization of Rates
(Source: Stats Direct, UK)  Indirect Standardization and SMR (html)
Standardization of Rates
(Source: NM-IBIS)  Standardized Mortality Ratio (html)



 

(3) Stata Users
Illustration: Stata for Categorical Data Analysis (pdf, 29 pp) (single2x2.dta) (coffeemi_full.dta) (esophageal_cancer.dta)
(Source: StataCorp LP Youtube Channel - Chuck Huber)
VIDEO: Odds Ratio for Case-Control Data (video 3:39)
(Source: StataCorp LP Youtube Channel - Chuck Huber)
VIDEO: Stratified Analysis of Case-Control Data (video 4:15)
(Source: Richard Williams, University of Notre Dame) Using Stata for Categorical Data Analysis (pdf)


 

(4) R Users

Illustration: R for Categorical Data Analysis (pdf, 16 pp)


 

 

 

(5) Other (Applets, Calculators, etc)
SISA Applets
(Source: SISA) Exhaustive Analysis of 2x2 Table (html)
(Source: SISA) Fisher's Exact Test (html)
Online Calculator for Standardization of Rates
(Source: Open-Epi, Emory University) Online Calculator for SMR Analysis (html)
 
 

 

 



 

 

 

 


 

 

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