Intermediate Biostatistics
Biostatistics and Epidemiology
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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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1 Review of BIOSTATS 540, Introductory Biostatistics 2021
Posted 2/1/21 (pdf, 34 pp)
FAQ #1 (pdf, 5 pp)
FAQ #2 (pdf, 3 pp)
2 Discrete Distributions 2021 Posted 2/7/21 (pdf, 56 pp)
3 Introduction to Nonparametrics 2021 Posted 2/14/21 (pdf, 47 pp)
4 Categorical Data Analysis 2021 Posted 2/24/21 (pdf, 78 pp)

Regression and Correlation 2021

Posted (3/8/21) (pdf, 58 pp)
R Users download

Stata users download (p53paper_small.dta)(framingham_1000.dta)

6 Analysis of Variance 2021
Posted (3/28/21) (pdf, 58 pp)
Supplement (p
df, 26 pp)
R users download (pets.Rdata)
R users download (ptdata.Rdata)
R users download (fishgrowth.Rdata)
Stata users download (pets.dta)
Stata users create ptdata.dta using data editor
Stata users download (fishgrowth.dta)

7 Logistic Regression 2021
Posted (4/14/21) (pdf, 63 pp)
R Users download (vdt.Rdata)
R Users download (depress.Rdata)
Stata Users download (vdt.dta)
Stata Users download (depress.dta)
8 Introduction to Survival Analysis 2021
Posted (4/26/2021) (pdf, 53 pp)
Stata Users Version from 2020 (pdf, 52 pp)

R Users
Download (unit8_page11.Rdata)

Stata Users
Download (unit8_page11.dta)
9 Introduction to Mixed Models 2021






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