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The recommended math prerequisite is up through and including basic algebra including logarithms and the equation of a line.

Approx. 14 hours to complete
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### What you will learn

• Practice simple regression methods to determine relationships between an outcome and a predictor

• Recognize confounding in statistical analysis

### Skills you will gain

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Beginner Level

The recommended math prerequisite is up through and including basic algebra including logarithms and the equation of a line.

Approx. 14 hours to complete
English

### Offered by Week
1

## Week 1

3 hours to complete

## Simple Regression Methods

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 148 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Simple Regression: An Overview17m
Simple Linear Regression with a Binary (or Nominal Categorical) Predictor14m
Simple Linear Regression with a Categorical Predictor22m
Simple Linear Regression with a Continuous Predictor25m
Simple Linear Regression Model: Estimating the Regression Equation—Accounting for Uncertainty in the Estimates25m
Measuring the Strength of a Linear Association22m
Solutions to Linear Regression Practice Quiz10m
Quiz 1 Solution10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz: Simple Linear Regression
Simple Linear Regression30m
3 hours to complete

## Simple Logistic Regression

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 114 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Simple Logistic Regression: An Overview9m
Simple Logistic Regression with a Binary (or Categorical) Predictor22m
Simple Logistic Regression with a Continuous Predictor25m
Simple Logistic Regression: Accounting for Uncertainty in the Estimates15m
Estimating Risk and Functions of Risk from Logistic Regression Results16m
Solutions to Practice Quiz on Simple Logistic Regression10m
Quiz 2 Solutions10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz: Simple Logistic Regression
Logistic Regression30m
Week
2

## Week 2

3 hours to complete

## Simple Cox Proportional Hazards Regression

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 101 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Simple Cox Regression: An Overview17m
Simple Cox Regression with a Binary (or Categorical) Predictor17m
Simple Cox Regression with a Continuous Predictor23m
Simple Cox Regression: Accounting for Uncertainty in the Estimates14m
Estimating Survival Curves from Cox Regression Results11m
Solutions for Practice Quiz on Simple Cox Regression10m
Solutions to Summative Quiz 310m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz: Simple Cox Proportional Hazards Regression
Simple Cox Regression30m
Week
3

## Week 3

3 hours to complete

## Confounding, Adjustment, and Effect Modification

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 117 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Confounding: A Formal Definition and Some Examples15m
Adjusted Estimates: Presentation, Interpretation, and Utility for Assessing Confounding11m
Adjusted Estimates: The General Idea Behind the Computations8m
Effect modification: Introduction with an analytic example17m
Effect modification: Tree damage and elevation example15m
Effect modification: Examples from the literature16m
Confounding versus effect modification: A review7m
Solutions to Summative Quiz 410m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz: Confounding and Effect Modification30m
Confounding and Effect Modification30m
Week
4

## Week 4

2 hours to complete

## Course Project

2 hours to complete
Biostatistical Consulting Project10m
1 practice exercise
Course Project Quiz2h

## About the Biostatistics in Public Health Specialization 