Biostatistics Demography Courses

200A. Biostatistics. (4)

Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour; laboratory, one hour. Requisites: courses 100A and 100B, or 110A and 110B. Topics in methodology of applied statistics, such as design, analysis of variance, regression. S/U or letter grading.

201. Topics in Applied Regression. (4)

Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour; laboratory, one hour. Requisite: course 200A. Further studies in multiple linear regression, including applied multiple regression models, regression diagnostics and model assessment, factorial and repeated measure analysis of variance models, nonlinear regression, logistic regression, propensity scores, matching versus stratification, Poisson regression, and classification trees. Applications to biomedical and public health scientific problems. Letter grading
M208. Introduction to Demographic Methods. (4)

(Same as Community Health Sciences M208, Economics M208, and Sociology M213A.) Lecture, four hours. Preparation: one introductory statistics course. Introduction to methods of demographic analysis. Topics include demographic rates, standardization, decomposition of differences, life tables, survival analysis, cohort analysis, birth interval analysis, models of population growth, stable populations, population projection, and demographic data sources. Letter grading.

406. Applied Multivariate Biostatistics. (4)

Lecture, three hours; laboratory, one hour. Preparation: at least two upper division research courses. Requisite: course 100B. Use of multiple regression, principal components, factor analysis, discriminant function analysis, logistic regression, and canonical correlation in biomedical data analysis. S/U (optional only for nondivision majors) or letter grading.