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June
17
2020

Introduction to Stata

17 June 2020, 2-3pm | ONLINE WEBINAR
This webinar is intended as an introduction to using STATA for quantitative anaylsis and will cover core functionality for new users.

What is Stata?

Stata is an integrated statistical package which includes tools for data analysis, data management and presentation. The ability to import data from a variety of sources, built-in spreadsheet functionality and publication-quality graphical outputs make Stata a powerful, flexible tool, and a popular choice of software for quantitative analysis at many research institutions.

Vian Rajabzadeh, a Doctoral Researcher for the NIHR Global Health Research Group on Developing Pyscho-Social Interventions, will be giving a live practical demonstration of the available functionality and will discuss the advantages of using Stata over other software packages.

Who is this webinar for and what will you learn?

This webinar is aimed at health and social care professionals and researchers, and is intended as an introduction to using Stata for quantitative analysis.

By the end of this session you will have covered the following aspects of using Stata;

  • Importing data
  • Reviewing data
  • Restricting commands
  • Checking for duplicates
  • Data labelling and editing
  • Merging datasets

The dummy data-set used for the demonstration will be provided to attendees to try using the functions themselves. Please note that for the full benefit of this webinar, you will therefore need access to Stata.

UCL staff and students can access STATA for free via the Desktop @UCL Anywhere system here: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/isd/services/computers/remote-access/desktopucl-anywhere

For non-UCL members, please consult you institution for software availability or request a free short-term license from StataCorp: https://www.stata.com/customer-service/short-term-license/

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