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Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

BIOSTATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF EPIDEMIOLOGIC DATA I: LOGISTIC REGRESSION

June 13-17, 2016
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
2 credits

Course Number: 140.676.11


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Description:

Uses a "workshop" approach to teach advanced statistical techniques for epidemiologic data. Starts with a discussion of model-free methods, illustrated by the 2 by k table, and combining a series of 2 by 2 tables using weighted averages. Reviews estimation and likelihood methods. Discusses linear logistic analysis methods used to explore categorical data. Presents the biostatistical concepts of additivity, independence, confounding, and interaction in the context of logistic models

Learning Objective: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to

 Grading Options: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail

Course Materials: Provided in class