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Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Data Analysis Workshop II

June 19-23, 2017
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
2 credits

Course Number: 140.614.11


Course Instructor:

·         Richard E. Thompson


Intended for students with a broad understanding of biostatistical concepts used in public health sciences who seek to develop additional data analysis skills. Emphasizes concepts and illustration of concepts applying a variety of analytic techniques to public health datasets in a computer laboratory using Stata statistical software. In the second workshop (140.614), students will master advanced methods of data analysis including simple linear regression and correlation, multiple linear regression, and simple and multiple logistic regression. Inclusion of linear splines and interaction terms for both linear and logistic regression modeling will also be covered. Enrollment limited.

Student Evaluation: Student evaluation based on laboratory exercises, an exam, and completion of an independent data analysis project.

Learning Objective:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

Location: Baltimore

Prerequisite: 140.611 and 140.612 or equivalent

Grading Options: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail

Course Materials: Students must have a laptop computer with Intercooled Stata 11 or Intercooled 12 installed. Student discounts are available for Intercooled Stata.