9 June 2012
Applied Linear Regression
The course introduces students to the practice and application of regression modeling. Through the use of Stata®, students will learn how to fit a regression, estimate, and test regression coefficients. Particular emphasis will be placed on the interpretation of the regression coefficients of continuous and categorical predictors. Analysis of variance models and their correspondence with regression models will also be covered together with procedures and issues in model selection, including confounding and interaction. Model building, goodness of fit, residual analysis, and appropriate regression diagnostics will be discussed.
Physicians, clinicians and public health professionals from public and private institutions who are looking for systematic training in the principles of epidemiology and biostatistics, or epidemiology applied to health care planning and evaluation. rnStudents in biostatistics and epidemiology, and researchers both from public and private institutions who wish to increase their familiarity with quantitative methods or to deepen their knowledge of a specific area of interest.
This introductory course teaches students how to apply and use linear regression models with continuous and categorical predictors.
EUR 1: For Students. Registration before 31 March 2012.rnAfter 31 March 2012 €1,350.
EUR 1: Registration before 31 March 2012. rnAfter 31 March 2012 €1,450.
A limited number of Scholarships are available. Scholarships cover the cost of tuition, for at most one week. Only registered students may apply. The request to be considered for a scholarship should be communicated no later than March 1, 2012.