Italy, Cison di Valmarino-Treviso

Introduction to Stata® for survival analysis

when 17 June 2012 - 17 June 2012
fee EUR 400

This course is designed to introduce students to basic survival analysis using Stata. We will describe how Stata can be used to analyse time-to-event data, including an introduction to the powerful built-in stset command. In addition, this short course will cover the topics such as the Kaplan-Meier estimator of survival, log-rank tests, hazard functions as well as a short introduction to the Cox regression model. Prior experience with at least one other statistical software will be helpful, but is not mandatory.

Course leader

S. Eloranta & T. Andersson

Target group

Physicians, clinicians and public health professionals from public and private institutions who are looking for systematic training in the principles of epidemiology and biostatistics, or epidemiology applied to health care planning and evaluation.
Students in biostatistics and epidemiology, and researchers both from public and private institutions who wish to increase their familiarity with quantitative methods or to deepen their knowledge of a specific area of interest.

Course aim

Introduces students to basic survival analysis using Stata, and how to analyse time-to-event data, the Kaplan-Meier estimator of survival, log-rank tests, hazard functions as well as the Cox
regression model.

Fee info

EUR 400: Students attending summer school courses during the week receive a discounted fee of €250 per course.