University of Michigan
Linear Regression Modeling for Health Data
University of Michigan

Linear Regression Modeling for Health Data

This course is part of Data Science for Health Research Specialization

Taught in English

Philip S. Boonstra
Bhramar Mukherjee

Instructors: Philip S. Boonstra

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Intermediate level

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13 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Become knowledgeable about the concept of statistical modeling and the basics of statistical inference

  • Recognize, fit, and interpret a simple linear regression model

  • Develop intuition to fit and interpret a multiple regression model

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9 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

13 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There are 3 modules in this course

This module gives you a first look at the world of statistical modeling. It begins with a high-level overview of different philosophies on the question of 'what is a statistical model' and introduces you to the core ideas of traditional statistical inference and reasoning. At the end of the module, you will have an introductory understanding of important terms such as 'sample-to-population' (STOP) principle, sampling variation, and measures of statistical uncertainty. You will also get your first look at the ever popular t-test.

What's included

11 videos7 readings3 quizzes3 discussion prompts

This module takes you beyond t-test into linear regression. By the end of the module, you will understand how linear regression is a generalization of the t-test.

What's included

13 videos6 readings4 quizzes2 discussion prompts

A key reason that linear regression is so powerful is that it allows to adjust for multiple predictors at the same time. In Module 3, you will learn how to fit regression models for multiple predictors. You will see how to interpret the resulting model and how to use it to answer different questions about your data.

What's included

8 videos3 readings2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Instructors

Philip S. Boonstra
University of Michigan
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