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.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health and Medicine|
|School||School of Medicine and Public Health|
Semester 1 - 2014
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
To expose students to a number of methods commonly used and encountered in the medical literature; to allow them to gain experience in use of these methods using a statistical package; to teach students the philosophy and practice of the regression approach to data analysis; 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
|Assumed Knowledge||BIOS6910 - Biostatistics A BIOS6920 - Biostatistics B|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based
Distance Learning : Paper Based
|Teaching Methods||Email Discussion Group|
|Compulsory Components||None listed|
|Course Materials||None listed|
|Timetable||2014 Course Timetables for BIOS6940|