Statistics with Stata

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Date(s) - 04/08/2016 - 04/09/2016
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Start Date: 4/8/2016

End Date: 4/9/2016

Location:

Temple University Center City

1515 Market Street

Philadelphia

Website: http://statisticalhorizons.com/seminars/public-seminars/statwstat16

Contact: 610-642-1941

Taught by Stephen Vaisey, Ph.D.

With its user-friendly interface and strong analytical and graphical abilities, Stata is the preferred statistical analysis tool for large numbers of data analysts in economics, statistics, sociology, education, and biomedicine, as well as in the business domains of finance, consulting, investment management, and marketing. Stata is extremely powerful but also easy to learn. Its amazing help files and fully integrated manuals system really set Stata apart. After achieving a basic familiarity with the syntax and interface, Stata can be learned much more quickly than its competitors. A large community of Stata users also provides a rich community of support as well as thousands of helpful add-on commands that can dramatically extend the software’s capabilities. Overall, Stata is extremely versatile software that is a valuable addition to any analyst’s toolbox.

This two-day seminar will provide a comprehensive introduction to Stata software, covering Stata’s data management, graphics, data analysis, and statistical modeling capabilities. Participants will develop facility with Stata’s data manipulation commands, its wide array of graphical tools for exploring data, and the implementation of frequently used statistical tests and regression models.

Attendees will learn how to use Stata to perform continuous and categorical data comparisons and regression analysis, including linear and logistic regression. The seminar will teach participants how to interpret and customize Stata’s numerical and graphical output and how to incorporate these results directly into research reports. Participants completing the seminar will have gained the ability to confidently use Stata to organize and analyze data.

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