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

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

(1) Stata
__1. Getting Started: How to Obtain Stata version 14 (pdf, 3 pp)
__2. Getting Started: First Session (pdf, 19 pp)
__3. Getting Started: Getting Data into Stata (pdf, 13 pp)
__4. Getting Started: How to create a log of your session in "log" format (pdf, 2 pp)
__5. Getting Started: How to save a graph as a ".png" graph (pdf, 1 pp)

__6. Unit 1: Data Description Basics (pdf, 4 pp)
__7.
Laboratory Session #1 (creating log, saving graph, importing data, descriptives, graphs, 1& 2 sample inference, linear regression) (pdf, 20 pp)
Exceldata - right click to download (stata_lab1.xlsx)
__8. Unit 2: Simple & Multiple Linear Regression
(pdf, 27 pp) Download (ers.dta) Download (p53paper.dta)n (pdf, 27 pp)
__9. Unit 3: Discrete Distributions and Fisher Exact Test (pdf, 19 pp) Stata data: (ers.dta) (single2x2.dta)
__10. Unit 3: How to Obtain Poisson probabilities using pprob called by nbvargr (html)
__11. Unit 4: Stata for the Analysis of Categorical Data (pdf, 29 pp) (single2x3.dta) (coffeemi_full.dta) (esophageal_cancer.dta)
__12. Unit 5: Logistic Regression (pdf, 30 pp)
(illeetvilaine version 12.dta)
__13. Unit 6: Stata for Survival Analysis (pdf, 16 pp) Download (pbc.dta)
__14. Unit 7: Stata v 14 for Analysis of Variance (pdf, 21 pp) Data (hers_640anova.dta)
__15. Stata for Probability Distribution calculations (pdf, 13 pp)
__16.
Laboratory Session #2 (indicator variables, quartile grouped variables, logistic regression)




(2) R

__1. Getting Started: How to Download and Install R and R-Studio (pdf, 8 pp)
__2. Getting Started: How to Use R and R Markdown (pdf, 7 pp)
__3. Getting Started: Getting Data into R (pdf, 8 pp)
__4 Getting Started:
(Source: Oscar Torres-Reyna, Princeton University) Introduction to R-Studio (pdf, 16 pp)
__5. Getting Started: (Author: Steele Valenzuela) Getting Started: First Session (pdf, 12 pp)

__6.
Laboratory Session #1 Lab Session #1 - Some Basics (pdf, 23 pp) Download (larvae.dta) Download (ivf.dta)

__7. Getting Started:
VIDEOS (Source: Anthony Damico, TwoTorials.com) A Collection of Two Minute Videos to Learn R (html)
__8. Getting Started: Entering and Outputting Data (pdf, 6 pp)
__9. (Source: Mark Gardener) Using R for Statistical Analyses - Basic Stats. Scroll down for various "step-by-step" (html)
__10. Unit 1: Data Description Basics (pdf, 13 pp)
__11. Unit 2: Simple & Multiple Linear Regression (pdf, 33 pp)
__12. Unit 3: Discrete Distributions and Fisher Exact Test (pdf, 9 pp)
__13. Unit 4: Analysis of Categorical Data (pdf, 16 pp)
__14.
Unit 5: Logistic Regression (pdf, 14 pp) (illeetvilaine.dta)
__15. Unit 6: R for Survival Analysis (pdf, 15 pp) Download (pbc.dta)

__16. Unit 7: R for Analysis of Variance (pdf, 16 pp) Data (hers_640anova.dta)

New! 4/26/2017

__17. Cheat Sheet for R for Analysis of Variance (pdf, 3 pp)




 

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