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Unformatted text preview: STAT 8620 Final Exam – Due Tuesday, December 16 SHOW ALL WORK Name: Do not discuss this exam with anyone other than your instructor. You may use any notes, books, journal articles etc., but you are not to collaborate! In all problems be sure to explain the methodology that you use thoroughly and show your work. 1. Do problem 7.23 in Agresti. 2. Do problem 7.34 in Agresti. 3. The data below come from a matched case-control study of the relationship be- tween endometrial cancer and history of gall bladder disease. 70 cases were indi- vidually matched to controls on the basis of a number of demographic and health- related variables including age (whether the subject was ≥ 65 years of age). a. Estimate and interpret an odds ratio that describes the degree of associ- ation between the exposure (history of gall bladder disease) and disease (endometrial cancer). Construct an exact 95% confidence interval for this odds ratio and test whether it is significantly different than 1....
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- Fall '11
- Epidemiology, Poisson regression, endometrial cancer, gall bladder disease