Winter 2020 STAT 22700=PBHS 32700

Course: STAT 22700=PBHS 32700

Title: Biostatistical Methods

Instructor(s): James Dignam

Class Schedule: Sec 01: TR 11:00 AM–12:20 PM in TBA

Office Hours: 

Textbook(s): Collett, Modelling Survival Data in Medical Research, 2nd edition.
Collett, Modelling Binary Data, 2nd edition.

Description: This course is designed to provide students with tools for analyzing categorical, count, and time-to-event data frequently encountered in medicine, public health, and related biological and social sciences. This course emphasizes application of the methodology rather than statistical theory (e.g., recognition of the appropriate methods; interpretation and presentation of results). Methods covered include contingency table analysis, Kaplan-Meier survival analysis, Cox proportional-hazards survival analysis, logistic regression, and Poisson regression.

Prerequisite(s): PBHS 32400, STAT 22400 or STAT 24500 or equivalent or consent of instructor.