SHORT COURSES: Introduction to STATA
|Dates:||29 November 2018|
|What is it:||Course|
|Organiser:||Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research|
/ £140 for those from educational, government and charitable institutions|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public|
|Speaker:||Dr Tina Hannemann|
The course provides an introductory training in Stata, a statistical package increasingly used for social research data analysis which has powerful data manipulation procedures and extensive and powerful statistical capabilities.
The aim of the course is to familiarise participants with the basic features of Stata 14. On completing the course, participants will have covered the following through a combination of presentation and practical sessions:
The STATA environment: Opening and exploring files, looking at labels, editing and entering data.
Exploratory analysis: logging outputs, producing tables, subsetting and descriptive statistics.
Data manipulation: computing new variables, recoding, keeping and dropping, saving commands in a .do file.
STATA graphics, help and support resources.
On completion of the course, participants will have the necessary familiarity with Stata to move on to further Stata courses and/or continue learning themselves
Concessions: £140 for those from educational, government and charitable institutions
Dr Tina Hannemann
Role: Research Associate
Organisation: University of Manchester
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