Vanderbilt University

Master of Public Health

Biostatistics II



Modern multivariate analyses, based on the concept of generalized linear models . Includes linear, logistic and Poisson regression, survival analysis, fixed effects analysis of variance and repeated measures analysis of variance. Course emphasizes underlying similarity of these methods, choice of the right method for specific problems, common aspects of model construction, and the testing of model assumptions through influence and residual analyses. Prerequisite, Biostatistics 1 or consent of the course director. Enrollment is limited.

Course Information

Spring 2011
March 1 31
8:00 11:00 AM
Village at Vanderbilt 2600


William D. Dupont
Phone: 615-343-4100


Dupont WD: Statistical Modeling for Biomedical Researchers, 2nd Edition. Cambridge University Press. 2008.


Lecture Notes

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Topic revision: r16 - 18 Jan 2013, WilliamDupont

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