Introduction to stata


Kate Northstone (course organiser), Rhiannon Macefield, John Busby, Amy Davies, Tim Morris.

How to book on this course


Two days


17-18 October 2013, 8-9 January 2014, 1-2 May 2014

Due to demand, this two-day course will be run three times on the above dates.

Course fee


Course aims and objectives

To provide a basic introduction to the statistical software package Stata 12, focusing on its use for data management and data exploration.

Course outline

By the end of the course students will be able to use Stata 12 to:

Please note:students will be given a brief introduction to some simple statistical commands; the focus of the course is not on the use of Stata for analytical purposes.

Who the course is intended for

The course is intended for anyone who will use Stata regularly in their day to day work as a data management tool and/or for performing statistical analyses. Previous experience with handling data is therefore required, as is a familiarity with Microsoft Windows. No previous knowledge of Stata or of statistical analyses is necessary. Students will gain the familiarity with Stata that is a pre-requisite for several other courses in the short course programme.

Teaching time

Twelve hours, consisting of practical sessions and short tutorials.

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