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BIOSTATS 691F - Fall 2016
Practical Data Management & Statistical Computing, Section 2
Biostatistics and Epidemiology
UMass Amherst
Instructor: Carol Bigelow


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1. Principles of Data Management

2. Ethical Management of Human Subjects Information

3. MS Excel for Epidemiology


4. Introduction to STATA

5. STATA for Data Description

6. STATA for Graphs

7. STATA for Analysis of One and Two Samples

8. STATA for Categorical Data Analysis

9. STATA for Normal Theory Regression

10. STATA for Logistic Regression


11. Introduction to MS Access

 

4. Introduction to STATA



BIOSTATS 691F Section 2 - 2016

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HOW TO OBTAIN STATA version 14 (pdf, 3 pp)
Lecture Notes 2016, 4. Introduction to STATA version 14 Posted 10-2-2016 (pdf, 82 pp)
Stata Tip - How To Save a Log of Your Session in ".log" format (pdf, 2 pp)
Stata - A First Session (pdf, 19 pp)
Reading in text, Acock AC. A Gentle Introduction to Stata, 5th Edition
Chapter 1 - Getting Started
Reading in text, Acock AC. A Gentle Introduction to Stata, 5th Edition
Chapter 2 - Entering Data
Reading in text, Acock AC. A Gentle Introduction to Stata, 5th Edition
Chapter 3 - Preparing Data for Analysis
Reading in text, Acock AC. A Gentle Introduction to Stata, 5th Edition
Chapter 4 - Working with Commands, Do-files, and Results
(Source: UCLA Academic Technology Services) Resources for Learning Stata(html)
(Source: German Rondriguez, Princeton University) Stata Tutorial for Version 14 (html)
(Source: Computing at Dartmouth) Frequently Asked Questions about Stata (html)
(Source: Kenneth L. Simons, RPI) A bit advanced but eventually a nice reference
Useful Stata Commands (Written for version 12 but fine for version 13) (html)
Homework 1 of 2 due Tuesday October 11, 2016 Questions (pdf, 3 pp) Solutions (pdf, 7 pp)
Data Download (wws1000.dta)

Homework 2 of 2 due Monday October 17, 2016 Questions (pdf, 3 pp) Solutions (pdf, 8 pp)
Data Download (introstata1.dta) and (introstata2.dta)
VIDEO (Source: StataCorp LP) Formatting and Managing Dates (video: 5:27)
VIDEO (Source: josephncohen.org) Using Do Files in Stata (video 5:28)

Stata Tutorials on YouTube

VIDEO COLLECTION (Source: StataCorp LP) Stata Youtube Channel (html)
VIDEO COLLECTION (Source: josephncohen.org) Video Collection, many are stata videos (html)
VIDEO (Source: StataCorp LP) TUTORIAL: Quick Tour of Stata (video, 5:25)
VIDEO (Source: StataCorp LP) TUTORIAL: Quick Help in Stata (video, 3:25)
VIDEO (Source: StataCorp LP) TUTORIAL: Import Excel into Stata (video, 1:23)


Institute for Digital Research and Education (IDRE) at UCLA - Resources for Learning Stata

(Source: IDRE UCLA ) Stata Starter Kit (html)
with VIDEOS (Source: IDRE UCLA) Stata Class Notes (html)

(Source: IDRE UCLA) Stata Learning Modules (html)

(Source: IDRE UCLA) Stata - Data Management Modules (html)
(Source: IDRE UCLA) Stata Learning Module - Labeling Data, Variables and Values (html)
(Source: IDRE UCLA) Stata Learning Module - Creating and Recoding Variables (html)
(Source: IDRE UCLA) Stata Learning Module - Subsetting Variables and Observations (html)
(Source: IDRE UCLA) Stata Learning Module - Collapasing Data Across Observations (html)
(Source: IDRE UCLA) Stata Learning Module - Computing Variables Using FOREACH (html)
 
 
 



Other Resources

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(Source: guides.library.ilinois.edu) Stata Cheat Sheet (html)
(Source: University of Michigan) Tips and Top 50 Commands in Stata (pdf, 14 pp)





 

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