STATA Part 1: Getting Started (Geelong)
Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 10am-4pm, Geelong Corporate Centre
This full day workshop aims to introduce participants to Stata. In this hands-on workshop, using health related datasets, participants will be introduced to Stata’s features and learn the basics which are essential for new users of Stata. This course will focus on how to use Stata to
- Input and output data.
- View your data.
- Create new variables.
- Produce simple summary statistics.
- Create simple graphs.
- Provide advice for checking data.
- Write your own programs to edit your data and run your analysis.
Throughout the day there will be time to practice learned techniques and to ask questions. There will also be the option of progressing at your pace.
Participants will be required to bring along a laptop with Stata 15 already installed. If you do not have Stata installed on your laptop or are not familiar with accessing Stata on demand please indicate when you enrol on the workshop. If you need help to access Stata on demand, please come 30 minutes earlier to the workshop and you will be shown how to gain access to Stata on demand.
The course assumes that you are not familiar with Stata.
Who should attend?
PhD students and early career researchers within the Faculty of Health. The day would suit people currently involved in, or about to start, postgraduate study and other researchers who wish to expand their quantitative research skills.
Helena Romaniuk, PhD, Research Fellow Biostatistics
Steve Bowe, PhD, Senior Researcher Biostatistics
Please note: courses may be subject to cancellation if insufficient number of participants have registered.