Biostatistics in Research Practice

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Course Descriptor

Course Schedule

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NOTE: If you are thinking of purchasing STATA the following website introduces the different flavours available: STATA FLAVORS

For a price list for STATA purchased in the UK check: Timberlake

 

Questions and Answers: File can be accessed here

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Week 10

 

Assessment

Sample Assessment

Guidelines for generating your assessment document.

Please note that you can transfer data files in SPSS format to STATA format as follows: open the data file in SPSS then use save as from the file menu and choose the STATA version that suits your needs best.

Week 2 (Mona): Introduction to STATA

Week 2 Introduction to STATA: Detailed Lecture Notes

Week 2 Introduction to STATA: Sample Log file

Data Files: STATA

Online STATA resources:

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Week 3 (Simon):  Regression and multiple regression                                       

Week 3 Regression and multiple regression: Detailed Lecture Notes

Week 3 Regression and multiple regression: Powerpoint Slides

Week 3 Regression and multiple regression: STATA Practical

Week 3 Regression and multiple regression : Practical Answers

Week 3 Regression and multiple regression: Sample log file

Data Files: STATA

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Week 4 (Simon): More on multiple regression, dummy coding in regression, normality and transformations;

Week 4 More on multiple regression: Detailed Lecture Notes

Week 4 More on multiple regression: Powerpoint Slides

Week 4 More on multiple regression: STATA Practical

Week 4 More on multiple regression : Practical Answers

Week 4 More on multiple regression: Cheat Sheet

Data Files: STATA

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Week 5 (Mona):    Logistic regression  for categorical data                                                

Week 5 Logistic regression  for categorical data: Detailed Lecture Notes

Week 5 Logistic regression  for categorical data: Powerpoint Slides

Week 5 Logistic regression  for categorical data: STATA Practical

Week 5 Logistic regression  for categorical data: Sample log file

Suuplements

Week 5 Logistic regression  for categorical data: Maximum likelihood estimation

Week 5 Logistic regression  for categorical data: Rules for Logarithms

STATA Files

References:

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Week 6 (Martin):  Principles of survival analysis and introduction of Cox’s regression for time related data

Week 6 Principles of survival analysis material: Please click here to link to Martin's webpage.

Week 7 (Mona):  Poisson regression for count data

Week 7 Poisson regression for count data: Detailed Lecture Notes

Week 7  Poisson regression for count data: Power Point slides

Week 7  Poisson regression for count data: STATA Practical

Week 7  Poisson regression Practical: Figure 1.do

Week 7  Poisson regression for count data: Sample log file

STATA Files

Week 7  Poisson regression data set 1: vsa.dta

Week 7  Poisson regression Australian data set reported in Rabe-Hesketh and Everitt: quine.dta

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Week 8 (Simon):   Non-parametric tests

Week 8 Non-parametric tests: Detailed Lecture Notes

Week 8 Non-parametric tests: Power Point slides

Week 8 Non-parametric tests: STATA Practical

Week 8 Non-parametric tests: Practical Answers

STATA Files

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Week 9 (Mona):  Regression using SPSS                                 

Week 9  Regression using SPSS: Notes

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Week 10: Assessment

 

STATA Files

Data

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Last updated 27 August, 2008 .