Basic descriptive and inferrential statistical data analysis using Stata

Estimated cost: 0 - R500
Field Of Study: Biostatistics
Department Name: Centre for Evidence-based Health Care

Objectives:

The main objective of this workshop is to equip students, researchers and staff involved in carrying out and supervising quantitative research, with the necessary skills to perform basic analysis of categorical and continuous quantitiatve data using Stata. This will be achieved by providing practical instruction and facilitated exercises in:
1. Descriptive statistical methods for categorical and continuous data
2. Constructing graphs and charts to display data
3. Basic inferrential methods and performing appropriate statistical hypothesis tests and calculating 95% confidence intervals
4. Interpretation of output from Stata

Entry Requirement: Professional 3-year Bachelor’s degree/Advanced Diploma or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Attendance
Duration: 2 days
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: ME Esterhuizen
Contact Person Email: lesterhuizen@sun.ac.za
Contact Person Phone: (021) 938 9314
Latest Year Offered: 2017