Spring 2017 Course Offering – BIOST 311: Regression Methods in the Health Sciences

BIOST 311: Regression Methods in the Health Sciences

Quarter: Spring 2017

Time and Location: MWF 1:30-2:20pm, Health Sciences RR134 (lecture), T 12:30-1:20pm, Health Sciences T473 (discussion)

Grading: Graded, 4 credits

Instructor: Anna Plantinga, Department of Biostatistics (aplantin@uw.edu)

Prerequisite: Open to all majors. No prior programming experience is required, but students should have a background in statistics at the level covered in BIOST 310. Students without BIOST 310 may contact the instructor for permission.

SLN: 11479

BIOST 311 introduces regression methods for analysis of continuous, binary, and time-to-event (survival) data.
This course will cover linear regression, logistic regression, and proportional hazards regression, all at an introductory level. Students will learn how to use R, a freely available statistical computing software, to display and analyze data. Throughout the course, we will make use of examples drawn from the biomedical and health sciences literature.
2017SPR_BIOST311A_flyer_Plantinga.pdf

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