Meta-analysis using Stata®
Organizer: Metrika Consulting
Date: Friday December 9, 2011
Registration: Just write an email to Metrika Consulting
Course descriptionThe aim of this course is to provide an overview of methods to perform meta-analysis using Stata. We will cover Stata commands for a variety of tasks: data preparation and input, fixed and random-effect models, forest plots (publication quality graph), heterogeneity across studies, publications bias, sensitivity analysis, meta-regression models and dose-response trend analysis.
ParticipantsThe course is intended for anyone who wishes or needs to use Stata® for meta-analysis of medical literature. 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.