Italy, Cison di Valmarino-Treviso

Meta-analysis using Stata®

when 3 June 2012 - 3 June 2012
fee EUR 400

The aim of this course is to provide an overview of methods to perform meta-analysis using Stata. We will cover Stata commands for a variety of tasks: data preparation and input, fixed and random-effect models, forest plots (publication quality graph), heterogeneity across studies, publications bias, sensitivity analysis, and meta-regression models.

Course leader

R. D'Amico (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia)

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

Covers Stata commands for a variety of tasks: data preparation
and input, fixed and random-effect models, forest plots,
heterogeneity across studies, publications bias, sensitivity
analysis, and meta-regression models.

Fee info

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