Introduction to stata


Becky Mars, Amy Davies (course organisers), Alex Nicholson, Sean Harrison, Tim Morris, Alison Teyhan. 


Two days


5-6 October 2015, 6-7 January 2016, 28-29 April 2016

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 13, 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 13 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

Fourteen hours, consisting of practical sessions and short tutorials.


How to book onto this course

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