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Introduction to Stata (Online)
September 28, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This online course will be offered over 3 afternoons (9/26, 9/28, and 9/30), 2 hours per day. Attendance is required as the course will not be recorded.
This course introduces students to Stata and data management. It is tailored for beginners and researchers who want to learn how to manage data more effectively. Each day, the class will demonstrate how to use the commands, followed by hands-on exercises using sample datasets. By the end of the course, participants will be able to perform the following:
• Use Stata’s Graphical User Interference (GUI) with dialog boxes and with typed commands
• Enter, transfer, and save data that are in different formats, e.g., Excel, SAS, SPSS, fix format with a dictionary
• Append, merge, and sort datasets
• Create variable labels
• Generate temporary datasets
• Create a codebook
• Make the most of do, and log files
• Create graphs and tables
• Identify duplicates
• Enter commands to run basic statistical analysis, e.g., Ordinary Least Square regression, correlation, Chi-square test, summarize, describe
Instructor: Eugenia Conde
Dr. Conde is a Statistical Consultant at The H. W. Odum Institute for Research in Social Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She provides consultations to students and faculty on research methods and statistics. Her Ph.D. is in sociology with a concentration in demography and medical sociology. In addition, she holds an MSPH in epidemiology. Before working at the Odum Institute, she worked at Rutgers University and at Duke University as a statistical consultant for graduate students and as a statistician for researchers from different disciplines, including political science, economics, psychology, sociology, and public health.
She is co-authoring a statistics book with Dr. Dudley L. Poston and Dr. Layton Field, Applied Regression Models in the Social Sciences (Forthcoming, Cambridge University Press). Her research interests include social inequalities, research methods, and statistics with a focus on missing data and methodologies to study people of color.
- $0, with a $20 deposit to hold your spot (deposit is refundable upon your attendance for at least 66% of the course)
Additional course information:
- Registration will close at 12:01am 9/23/2022. No late registrations will be accepted.
- Cancellation/ Refund Policy: A full refund will be given to those who cancel their registration no later than 10 days prior to the course. If you cancel within the 10 days prior to the class, no refund will be given. Please allow 30 days to receive your refund.
- Zoom link for this course will be sent prior to the course. Registration must be made at least 3 days prior to the course date to receive the Zoom link.
For questions regarding the status of this class, please contact Jill Stevens at firstname.lastname@example.org