Intermediate Biostatistics in Epidemiology
The aim of the course is to extend the range of statistical methods available to the student, prepare the student for relevant computerised data analyses (using Stata) and to enable the interpretation of results using material from the modules and textbook.
Not currently available.
This Course was last offered in Semester 1 - 2015.
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. To expose students to a number of methods commonly used and encountered in the medical literature;
2. To allow students to gain experience in use of these methods using a statistical package;
3. To teach students the philosophy and practice of the regression approach to data analysis;
4. To link traditional methods of data analysis with more modern regression based methods.
Topics covered include likelihood and poisson, logistic and Cox's regression.
Module 1 Linear Regression
Module 2 Logistic Regression
Module 3 Poisson Regression
Module 4 Proportional Hazards (Cox) Models
BIOS6910 - Biostatistics A; BIOS6920 - Biostatistics B
Written Assignment: Assignment 1
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Written Assignment: Assignment 4