BIOSTATS 640
Intermediate Biostatistics
Biostatistics and Epidemiology
UMass Amherst

 

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1. Review of BIOSTATS 540
2. Discrete Distributions

3. Introduction to Nonparametrics

4. Categorical Data Analysis

5. Normal Theory Regression
6. Analysis of Variance

7. Logistic Regression
8. Introduction to Survival Analysis
9. (Time permitting) Introduction to Mixed Models

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Scroll down for demonstrations in (1) R and (2) Stata

Resources for Learning R Spring 2021
If you have not already done so, use this Spring 2021 handout to download and install R and R Studio
How to Download and Install R and R Studio Spring 2021 - Windows Users (pdf, 4 pp)
How to Download and Install R and R Studio Spring 2021 - MAC Users (pdf, 4 pp)
#1. Spring 2021 R Essentials (pdf, 7 pp)
#2. Spring 2021 First Session and Tips (pdf, 14 pp)
Right click to download (framingham_1000.Rdata)
#3. Spring 2021 Console, Script, and R Markdown (pdf, 18 pp)
Right click to download (toy.Rdata)
#4. Spring 2021 Numerical Summaries (pdf, 8 pp)
Right click to download (lung_demo.xlsx)
#5. Spring 2021 Data Visualization with ggplot2 (pdf, 21 pp)
Right click to download (framingham.Rdata)
#6. (BIOSTATS 690C Fall 2020) Illustration: R for Simple Linear Regression (pdf, 11 pp)
Right click to download (ersdata.Rdata)
#7. (source: BIOSTATS 690C Spring 2021) Illustration: R for Multiple Linear Regression (pdf, 11 pp)
Right click to download (p53data.Rdata)
#8. (source: BIOSTATS 690C Spring 2021) Illustration: R for Analysis of Variance (forthcoming)
Right click to download (hers_640ANOVA.Rdata)
#9. (source: BIOSTATS 690C Spring 2021) Illustration: R for Data Cleaning (pdf, 10 pp)
Right click to download (gss_illustration.xslx)
#10. (source: BIOSTATS 690C Spring 2021) Illustration: R for Logistic Regression (pdf, 18 pp)
Right click to download (lbw.csv)
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Resources for Learning Stata Spring 2021
Stata Users If you have not already done so, use this Fall 2020 handout:
Download and install Stata
Version 16 (pdf, 3 pp)
#1. Fall 2019 Stata First Session (pdf, 11 pp) Right click to download (ivf.dta)
#2. Fall 2019 Stata Tip - How to Save a Log of Your Session in ".log" format (pdf, 2 pp)
#3. Spring 2020 Numerical Summaries (pdf, 8 pp) RIGHT CLICK to download excel file (lung_demo.xlsx)
#4. Spring 2020 Data Visualization with Stata - Some Basic Graphs (pdf, 17 pp) RIGHT click to download Stata dataset (framingham.dta)
 

 

 

 




 

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