Department of Statistics
Winter Quarter 2002
Statistics 22600 = Health Studies 32600
Analysis of Qualitative Data
The course "Analysis of Qualitative Data" or "Categorical Data Analysis" is an introduction to the theory and applications of statistical methods for investigating the relationships among discrete variables. The course will present methods for analyzing categorical data, standard methods for contingency tables such as odds ratios, tests of independence and various measures of association, generalized linear models for binary data and count data, logistic regression for binomial data, loglinear models for Poisson data. The statistical techniques discussed will be presented by many real examples involving both physical and social science data.