Basics of Stata®
Last update: June 24, 2008Organizer: Metrika Consulting
Date: Saturday September 13, 2008
Deadline: Sign up before August 30, 2008
Cancellation policy: If you have signed up and need to cancel, you do not need to pay any fee if you cancel more than 11 days before the course starts (the dead-line for signing up). You will need to pay half the fee if you cancel less than 11 days before the course starts.
Price: 3000 SEK, excl. VAT.
Registration: Just write an email to Metrika Consulting
The National Institute of Environmental Medicine,
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.
Phone: +46 8 52487837
Course descriptionThis course is designed to introduce students to the basics of Stata®. It will focus on the minimum set of commands everyone should know to organize their own work. Specific topics include data-reporting, data-management, formatting and graphics. By the end of this one-day course, the student will be capable of using Stata® version 8/9 proficiently.
ParticipantsThe course is intended for anyone who wishes or needs to use Stata. No previous knowledge of Stata or of statistics is required, although familiarity with Microsoft Windows will be assumed. Students will gain the familiarity with Stata by practicing.
Preliminary outline of the course
9:00 - 12:00 Morning Session
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 16:00 Afternoon Session
The students will have their hands on a keyboard with Stata running troughout the learning sessions. Each learning session will give equal weight to tutorials and practical exercises.
Course materialLecture notes, datasets, exercises, and solutions will be available over the internet for the students.