Health Data Analysis with STATA

Health Data Analysis with STATA

  • Date: 11-15 April 2021
  • Time: 9.00 am-1.30 pm
  • Course duration: 22.5 hours
  • Academic unit, binary data lab


  • Introduction to STATA, the basic concepts
  • Organizing data and data management
  • Statistics with STATA: part I
  • Statistics with STATA: part II
  • Practical Session


To provide a hands-on skill to graduates in any discipline, researchers, and academics from local and abroad. After successful completion of this short course, the participant should be able to manage, analyze their research data, present using suitable graphical techniques and interpret the results. The teaching will be mostly practical exercise and assignment-oriented. Moreover, the participant will be capable to conduct the necessary data analysis for research articles.


DateTopicLearning theme
Day 1: April 11, 2021Introduction to STATA, the basic concepts
Organizing data and data management
Overview of STATA Console and file types
do file
STATA Getting Help
Reading and saving data in STATA
STATA commands
Variable and Data Type, missing values
Examining data
Modifying data
Day 2: April 12, 2021More on data management
Statistics with STATA: part I
Working with string and date variables
Combining data sets
Reshaping the data
Descriptive statistics: Basics
Day 3: April 13, 2021Statistics with STATA: part IIHypothesis testing
• t-test
• z test and
• chi-square test
• proportion test (z test)
Regression, linear, and logistics
Non-parametric test
Day 4: April 14, 2021Practical SessionReproducing results of a published manuscript
• Understanding the objective of manuscript
• Understanding the dataset
• Data analysis plan
• Data analysis using STATA
• Interpreting the results
Day 5: April 15, 2021Practical SessionEvaluation test on Stata and statistics
Evaluate training session using the statistical technique (non-parametric test)


  • General Registration: BDT 6000
  • Students: 60% discount
  • Group Registration: 16% discount (minimum 3 persons)