BIOSTATS 691F - Fall 2016
Practical Data Management & Statistical Computing, Section 2
Biostatistics and Epidemiology
UMass Amherst
Instructor: Carol Bigelow


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Lecture Notes

Homework and Exams

Links, by Topic

1. Principles of Data Management

2. Ethical Management of Human Subjects Information

3. MS Excel for Epidemiology

4. Introduction to STATA

5. STATA for Data Description

6. STATA for Graphs

7. STATA for Analysis of One and Two Samples

8. STATA for Categorical Data Analysis

9. STATA for Normal Theory Regression

10. STATA for Logistic Regression

11. Introduction to MS Access



Next Offered
Fall 2017

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Welcome to BIOSTATS 691f -Practical Data Management and Statistical Computing, Section 2. This course is an introduction to the design, maintenance and use of data management systems for the collection and analysis of research data, especially epidemiologic research data on humans. MS Exce and Stata are emphasized. MS Access is introduced, time permitting. Topics include: database development, Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance, data manipulation and cleaning, data summarization, and selected topics in statistical analysis programming.

This course is designed for the UMass SPHHS student who has completed BIOSTATS 540 - Introduction to Biostatistics and BIOSTATS 640 - Intermediate Biostatistics and who seeks training in data management and the use of STATA.

Students interested in SAS are encouraged to consider Seminar - Data Management in SAS, taught by Dr. Kenneth Kleinman.



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