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 PubHlth 691F - Fall 2012 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 MS Access

5. Introduction to STATA

6. STATA for Data Description

7. STATA for Graphs

7. STATA for Graphs

PubHlth 691F Section 2 - 2012

Description
Lecture Notes 2012, 7. Stata for Graphs
(pdf, 56 pp)
(1) relate100obs.dta
(3) depress.dta
(4) roy_long.dta
(5) roy_wide.dta
Reading in text, Acock AC. A Gentle Introduction to Stata 3rd Edition
(1) Ch. 5. Descriptive Statistics and Graphs for One Variable. pp 87-113
(2) Ch 6.8. Tables Linking Categorical and Quantitative pp 135-137

(Source: German Rodriguez, Princeton University) Stata Tutorial - Stata Graphics
(html)
(Source: UCLA Academic Technology Services) Stata Library - Graph Examples
note - Some may not work w Stata v 10 or v 11

(html)
(Source: UCLA Academic Technology Services) Stata Graphs Written by Nicholas J. Cox
(html)
Homework Assignment due Monday November 5, 2012
Questions (pdf, 2 pp)
Data set with n=2,765: descriptive_gss.dta
Data set with n=900: descriptive_gss_small.dta
Homework SOLUTIONS
(pdf, 5 pp)

Description
Stata Corp - Visual Overview for Creating Graphs
(html)
UCLA Stata Learning Module: Twoway Plots
(html)
UCLA Stata Module - Some Advanced Plots
(html)
UCLA Stata Learning Module - More on xtline for repeated measures
(html)
UCLA Stata Learning Module - More on profileplot
(html)

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