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1 Introduction to Stata
  • Stata's windows
  • Command Syntax
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2 Summarising Data
  • Types of data
  • Graphical Summaries
  • Numerical Summaries
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3 Sampling and Confidence Intervals
  • Types of sampling
  • Estimation from random samples
  • Sampling Error
  • Reference Ranges
  • Confidence Intervals
  • Sample Size
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4 Hypothesis Testing and Power
  • Hypothesis Tests
  • Power calculations
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5 Linear Models 1
  • Assumptions
  • Interpretation
  • Inference
  • Goodness of Fit
  • Diagnostics
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constvar.dta
Housing Data
Lifeline Data
Wood's '73 Data
6 Linear Models 2
  • Categorical variables
  • Interactions
  • Confounding
  • Variable Selection
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Growth Data
Hald Data
Soap Data
7 Modelling Binary Outcomes
  • Limits of Linear Regression
  • Generalised linear models
  • Logistic Regression
  • Logistic Regression Diagnostics
  • Sensitivity and specificity
  • Alternative Models
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Pain dataset
8 Modelling Categorical Outcomes
  • Nominal Outcomes
    • Multinomial Regression
      Lincom
  • Ordinal Outcomes
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Housing Data
Politics Data
9 Modelling Counts
  • Poisson Regression
  • Constraints
  • Overdispersion
  • Negative Binomial Regression
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Negative Binomial Regression Data
Ships Data
10 Survival Analysis
  • Censoring
  • Survival Curves and Life Tables
  • Comparing Survival Curves
  • Parametric Regression
  • Cox Regression
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11 Refinements of the Stata Language
  • Graphics
  • Summarising Data
  • More Syntax
  • Looping
  • Reshaping data
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