Course: Introduction to Biostatistics

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Topic Files
Week 1: Describing Data and Theoretical Distributions

Describing Data Part 1

Lecture 1a: PDF, MP3

Lecture 1b: PDF, MP3

Lecture 1c: PDF, MP3

Lecture 1d: PDF, MP3

Lecture 1e: PDF, MP3

Lecture 1f: PDF, MP3

Describing Data Part 2

Lecture 2a: PDF, MP3

Lecture 2b: PDF, MP3

Lecture 2c: PDF, MP3

Week 2: Sampling Variability, Confidence Intervals, and p-values for Means and Differences in Means

Sampling Variability and Confidence Intervals

Lecture 3a: PDF, MP3

Lecture 3b: PDF, MP3

Lecture 3c: PDF, MP3

Lecture 3d: PDF, MP3

Lecture 3e: PDF, MP3

Lecture 3f: PDF, MP3

Lecture 3g: PDF, MP3

Lecture 3h: PDF, MP3

An Introduction to Hypothesis Testing: The Paired t-Test

Lecture 4a: PDF, MP3

Lecture 4b: PDF, MP3

Lecture 4c: PDF, MP3

Lecture 4d: PDF, MP3

Comparing Means among Two (or More) Independent Populations

Lecture 5a: PDF, MP3

Lecture 5b: PDF, MP3

Lecture 5c: PDF, MP3

Lecture 5d: PDF, MP3

Lecture 5e: PDF, MP3

Lecture 5f: PDF, MP3

Lecture 5g: PDF, MP3

Week 3: Measures of Association, Sampling Variability, Confidence Intervals and p-values for Binary Outcomes

Simple Linear Regression

Lecture 6a: PDF, MP3

Lecture 6b: PDF, MP3

Lecture 6c: PDF, MP3

Lecture 6d: PDF, MP3

Comparing Proportions Between Two Independent Populations

Lecture 7a: PDF, MP3

Lecture 7b: PDF, MP3

Lecture 7c: PDF, MP3

Lecture 7d: PDF, MP3

Lecture 7e: PDF, MP3

Lecture 7f: PDF, MP3

Lecture 7g: PDF, MP3

When Time is of Interest: The Case for Survival Analysis

Lecture 8a: PDF, MP3

Lecture 8b: PDF, MP3

Lecture 8c: PDF, MP3

Week 4: Time to Event Data and Study Design

Study Design

Lecture 9a: PDF, MP3

Lecture 9b: PDF, MP3

Lecture 9c: PDF, MP3

Lecture 9d: PDF, MP3

Confounding and Effect Modification

Lecture 10a: PDF, MP3

Lecture 10b: PDF, MP3

Lecture 10c: PDF, MP3