Clark C 362
Instructor: Dr. Thomas Keefe, PhD
145 Environmental Health Building (EH)
Office Hours: By appointment
Class hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 am - 12:15 pm, Clark C 362
Course objective: This graduate level course in biostatistics was designed to familiarize the student with the statistical methods used in the design and analysis of applied research in the biological disciplines wherein the data are quantitative.
Course Content: Introduction to experimental design; fundamentals of linear regression and correlation; multiple linear regression (MLR) and correlation; application of MLR to special models; and analysis of variance, including methods for multiple comparisons of means, for selected experimental designs.
Prerequisite: Introductory course in statistical methods (e.g., EH/ST307 or ST301).
Text: Applied Regression Analysis and Other Multivariable Methods, Third Edition, DG Kleinbaum, LL Kupper, KG Muller, A Nizam, Duxbury Press, Pacific Grove, CA, 1998. (Available for 2-hour check-out at Reserve Desk of the CSU Library under ERHS 544.)
Course Packet: Notes and examples; Assignments 1-11 and MINITAB introduction/example.(Available at Copy Rite in the CSU Lory Student Center.)
Computer Package Used for Analysis: MINITAB - Student version packaged with text; full version available in several PC labs.