Stata refers to statistical software which is used in the management of data, analysis, and graphics. It comprises of advanced functions which includes forecasting, survival analysis, data analysis, time series analysis and survey methods. It can be utilized via graphical interface using very intuitive language. It benefits from the active user community which gives its support on a dedicated mailing.
Data management using stata is a general course which can be attended by individuals who have general statistical knowledge on various fields such agriculture, education, food security among others. In addition the course wishes to be acquainted with stata concepts which will help in application of the statistical modeling. Further the course does not require prior attendance.
By the end of the training, the learner will be able to:
- Create and manipulate figures and graphs using stata
- Have an understanding of the descriptive and inferential statistics as methods of data presentation
- Understand the basic functions that are utilized while using stata
- Understand the various methods of data collection and analysis
The methods for training on the use of stata in data management will include use of practical exercises on use of stata, group works, tutorials, guided sessions by the instructor, and presentations among the trainees. The course instructors are well conversant with the concepts on the application of stata.