Winter 2024 STAT 22401-1

Course: STAT 22401=PBHS 32410

Title: Regression Analysis for Health and Social Research

Instructor(s): James Dignam

Teaching Assistant(s): TBA

Class Schedule: Sec 1: TR 11:00 AM-12:20 PM in BSLC 218

Description: This course is an introduction to the methods and applications of fitting and interpreting multiple regression models. The main emphasis is on the method of least squares. Topics include the examination of residuals, the transformation of data, strategies and criteria for the selection of a regression equation, the use of dummy variables, tests of fit. Stata computer package will be used extensively, but previous familiarity with Stata is not assumed. The techniques discussed will be illustrated by real examples involving health and social science data.