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

This Week

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Week 13
April 23-27, 2018

Exam III (Unit 7) due Monday May 7, 2018 Questions (pdf, 10 pp)
STUDY GUIDE is last year's test. Questions (pdf, 13 pp) Solutions (pdf, 26 pp)


Week 12
April 16-20, 2018

Lecture Notes - 2018 9. Introduction to Nonparametrics (pdf, 47 pp)



Week 11
April 9-13, 2018

Exam II (Units 3,4 & 5) due Wednesday April 11, 2018 Questions (pdf, 13 pp)
Unit 7 Analysis of Variance (1 of 2)
Lecture Notes - 2018 7. Analysis of Variance Notes (pdf, 80 pp)
R users download (pets.Rdata) download (ptdata.Rdata) download (fishgrowth.Rdata)
Stata users download (pets.dta) download (fishgrowth.dta)
(Source: John Mc Gready, Johns Hopkins SPH) Statistical Reasoning I
Lecture 5g - Comparing Means between More Than Two Independent Populations (23 slides)
R Users
R for Analysis of Variance (dated 2017 but still okay) (pdf, 16 pp) Download (hers_640anova.dta)
NOTE - in this illustration you import a stata data set which you then save to an R dataset
Stata Users
Stata for Analysis of Variance (dated 2017 but still okay.) (pdf, 21 pp) Download (hers_640anova.dta)

Homework due Wednesday April 18, 2018 Questions (pdf, 5 pp)
R users download (anova_infants.Rdata)
download (fishgrowth.Rdata)
Stat users download (anova_infants.dta)
download (fishgrowth.dta)
SOLUTIONS to homework
R users (pdf, 14 pp)
Stata users (pdf, 13 pp)













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