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By Erick Su?rez, Cynthia M. P?rez, Roberto Rivera, Melissa N. Mart?nez

ISBN-10: 1119212480

ISBN-13: 9781119212485

A one-stop consultant for public well-being scholars and practitioners studying the functions of classical regression types in epidemiology

This publication is written for public wellbeing and fitness execs and scholars drawn to utilizing regression types within the box of epidemiology. the educational fabric is generally lined in public health and wellbeing classes together with (i) utilized Regression research, (ii) complex Epidemiology, and (iii) Statistical Computing. The ebook consists of thirteen chapters, together with an creation bankruptcy that covers uncomplicated suggestions of information and likelihood. one of the themes lined are linear regression version, polynomial regression version, weighted least squares, equipment for choosing the easiest regression equation, and generalized linear types and their purposes to diversified epidemiological research designs. An instance is supplied in every one bankruptcy that applies the theoretical facets provided in that bankruptcy. moreover, routines are incorporated and the ultimate bankruptcy is dedicated to the strategies of those educational routines with solutions in the entire significant statistical software program programs, together with STATA, SAS, SPSS, and R. it's assumed that readers of this ebook have a easy direction in biostatistics, epidemiology, and introductory calculus. The publication can be of curiosity to a person seeking to comprehend the statistical basics to help quantitative examine in public health.

In addition, this book:

• is predicated at the authors’ direction notes from two decades educating regression modeling in public wellbeing and fitness courses

• offers workouts on the finish of every chapter

• encompasses a recommendations bankruptcy with solutions in STATA, SAS, SPSS, and R

• presents real-world public healthiness purposes of the theoretical facets inside the chapters

Applications of Regression types in Epidemiology is a reference for graduate scholars in public healthiness and public overall healthiness practitioners.

ERICK SUÁREZ is a Professor of the dept of Biostatistics and Epidemiology on the college of Puerto Rico university of Public well-being. He obtained a Ph.D. measure in scientific facts from the London university of Hygiene and Tropical drugs. He has 29 years of expertise instructing biostatistics.

CYNTHIA M. PÉREZ is a Professor of the dept of Biostatistics and Epidemiology on the collage of Puerto Rico college of Public well-being. She got an M.S. measure in records and a Ph.D. measure in Epidemiology from Purdue college. She has 22 years of expertise instructing epidemiology and biostatistics.

ROBERTO RIVERA is an affiliate Professor on the university of commercial on the collage of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez. He obtained a Ph.D. measure in facts from the college of California in Santa Barbara. He has greater than 5 years of expertise educating statistics classes on the undergraduate and graduate levels.

MELISSA N. MARTÍNEZ is an Account manager at Havas Media overseas. She holds an MPH in Biostatistics from the college of Puerto Rico and an MSBA from the nationwide college in San Diego, California. For the previous seven years, she has been appearing analyses for the biomedical learn and media advertisements fields.

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Estimate the percentage of variation of the dependent variable explained by the simple linear regression model.  Estimate the expected value through a simple linear regression model.  Evaluate the behavior of the residuals in a simple linear regression model.  Interpret the results of a simple linear regression model generated by the statistical software STATA.  Apply a simple linear regression model to study a problem in public health. 1) where μY is a constant and ei is a random error with zero mean and common σ 2 for all observations.

Ii) What proportion of the variance in blood triglycerides level is explained by waist circumference? iii) How large is the change in the expected value for blood triglycerides per unit of change in waist circumference? Is this change statistically significant? 4). According to the scatter plot, there is a possible positive linear relationship between blood triglycerides and waist circumference for adults between 21 and 79 years old. 3. 2 Waist circumference and blood triglycerides of 20 adults between 21 and 79 years old.

Throughout the chapter, the dependent variable or response will be identified with the letter Y, while for the independent or predictor variable the letter X will be used. The variable X is regularly associated with the cause or precipitating factor of a condition of interest. In an epidemiological study, the variable Y will be the outcome related to a clinical condition of interest and X is associated with the exposure to the possible cause of this disease (Gordis, 2014). Applications of Regression Models in Epidemiology, First Edition.

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