## IGP 304: Statistics for Biomedical Research (Spring 2007)

Instructors:
Chun Li, Ph.D. (chun.li@vanderbilt.edu; 515D Light Hall; 322-2884)
Leena Choi, Ph.D. (leena.choi@vanderbilt.edu; D-2213 MCN; 343-3497)
Lectures: MWF 2:00-2:55 pm (206 PRB)
Office hours: MWF after class

#### Data sets

Data sets used in examples and notes are posted for your convenience. The use of these data sets is for educational purposes only. The data sets were originally obtained from Essential Medical Statistics, 2nd edition.

#### Lectures

 Date To read/do before class Topics Midterm exam 1 01/10 (W) Get the textbook and software Course description; software demonstration 2 01/12 (F) EMS 1-2; LHSP Is statistics hard?; SN 15 Presentation of numerical data Data import and entry; data types; spreadsheets from hell and heaven; diagnostic quiz 3 01/15 (M) Stata lab; EMS 3; The scandal of poor medical research and correspondence 1, correspondence 2 Descriptive/exploratory analysis; graphing using STATA 4 01/17 (W) Stata lab; EMS 3-4 Descriptive/exploratory analysis 5 01/19 (F) Stata lab; EMS 4-5; SN 51 Standard deviations and standard errors; SN 10 The normal distribution Means, standard deviations and standard errors 6 01/22 (M) Stata lab; EMS 5 Normal distribution 7 01/24 (W) Stata lab; EMS 6 Confidence interval for a mean 8 01/26 (F) Stata lab; EMS 7 Comparison of two means 9 01/29 (M) Stata lab; EMS 8; SN 13 Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence HW1 due ; P -values and confidence intervals; discuss the assigned reading materials 10 01/31 (W) Summary of stata commands Stata commands and HW1 review 11 02/02 (F) EMS 9 Analysis of variance 12 02/05 (M) Stata lab; EMS 10 Linear regression and correlation 13 02/07 (W) Stata lab; EMS 10-11 in 419BCD Light Hall Multiple regression 14 02/09 (F) Stata lab; EMS 11 Multiple regression 15 02/12 (M) Stata lab; EMS 12 HW2 due ; Goodness of fit and regression diagnostics 16 02/14 (W) Stata lab; EMS 13; SN 18 Transformations, means and confidence intervals Transformations 17 02/16 (F) EMS 14-15 Probability, risks and odds; proportions and the binomial distribution 18 02/19 (M) EMS 15-16 Binomial distribution; Comparing two proportions 19 02/21 (W) EMS 16 Comparing two proportions 20 02/23 (F) EMS 16-17 Comparing two proportions; Chi-squared tests 21 02/26 (M) EMS 17 HW3 due ; Chi-squared tests 22 02/28 (W) Review Lecture Review 03/02 (F) 03/03-03/11 Spring break 23 03/12 (M) Guest lecture by Dr. Rafe Donahue 24 03/14 (W) Guest lecture by Dr. David Airey (materials here) 25 03/16 (F) EMS 18 26 03/19 (M) EMS 19 27 03/21 (W) EMS 19-20 28 03/23 (F) EMS 20 29 03/26 (M) EMS 21 30 03/28 (W) EMS 21 31 03/30 (F) 32 04/02 (M) EMS 22 33 04/04 (W) EMS 23 34 04/06 (F) EMS 26 35 04/09 (M) EMS 26 36 04/11 (W) EMS 27 37 04/13 (F) EMS 30 non-parametrics 38 04/16 (M) EMS 36 ROC 39 04/18 (W) EMS 35 40 04/20 (F) reviews 41 04/23 (M) reviews 04/25
Topic revision: r56 - 24 Jun 2009, LeenaChoi

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