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

HOW TO OBTAIN STATA version 14 (pdf, 3 pp)
Lecture Notes 2016, 4. Introduction to STATA version 14

Stata Tip - How To Save a Log of Your Session in ".log" format
(pdf, 2 pp)
Stata - A First Session
Reading in text, Acock AC. A Gentle Introduction to Stata, 5th Edition
(Source: UCLA Academic Technology Services) Resources for Learning Stata
(Source: German Rondriguez, Princeton University) Stata Tutorial for Version 14
(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)
Homework due
SOLUTIONS to Homework


Homework due
SOLUTIONS to Homework

Stata Tutorials on YouTube

VIDEO (Source: StataCorp LP) TUTORIAL: Quick Tour of Stata (5:25)
VIDEO (Source: StataCorp LP) TUTORIAL: Quick Help in Stata (3:25) (video, 3:25)
VIDEO (Source: StataCorp LP) TUTORIAL: Import Excel into Stata (1:23) (video, 1:23)

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

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

(Source: IDRE UCLA) Stata Learning Modules

(Source: IDRE UCLA) Stata - Data Management Modules (html)

Other Resources




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