Training course on Epidemiology and Biostatistics with Stata.

Datastat Consultancy

Training course on Epidemiology and Biostatistics with Stata.

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Training course on Epidemiology and Biostatistics with Stata will be significant to the trainees who wish to further their studies on Epidemiology and Biostatistics. It will equip the trainees with skills necessary in the data analysis especially using stata. The course will mostly involve practical work as the trainees will always have their hand on the laptop and the stata application simultaneously.


5 days.

Targeted Audience

The individuals who are supposed to attend the course are mostly the health professionals, biostatisticians, clinicians, physicians, researchers all from both the public and private institutions who require to apply meta-analysis.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course the trainee should be able to:

i. Know how to run their epidemiological analysis using stata.

ii. Report appropriately the results supplied by the stata

iii. Understand the concepts of additivity, confounding, independence, and interaction in the context of logistical model.

iv. Learn how to clean data, combine data files, and carry out basic data analysis

v. Producing descriptive statistics, calculating confidence intervals, hypothesis testing and calculating odds ratios and relative risks.

Course Content

Module I: Epidemiology

Introduction to epidemiologic thinking
Sufficient/component cause theory of disease
Hill’s causal criteria
Logic and errors
Effect measures
Study designs
Randomization using Excel
Bias and confounding
Random error and statistics
Crude analysis
Stratified analysis
Sensitivity (bias) analysis
Case-cohort study design
Module II: Biostatistics

Logic of significance tests
Choice of significance test
Comparison of two independent groups
Basics of power analysis
More on levels of measurement
Comparison of two paired groups
Multiplicity and the Comparison of 3+ Groups
Linear regression
Logistic regression and dummy variables
Survival analysis: Kaplan-Meier graphs, Log-rank Test, and Cox regression
Confidence intervals versus p values and trends toward significance
Pearson correlation coefficient with clustered data
Equivalence and non-inferiority tests
Validity and reliability
Bland-Altman analysis
One sample tests

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

Key Notes

i. The participant must be conversant with English.

ii. Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with an Authorized Training Certificate

iii. Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

iv. The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and A Certificate upon successful completion of Training.

v. One-year post-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

vi. Payment should be done at least a week before commence of the training, to DATASTAT CONSULTANCY LTD account, as indicated in the invoice so as to enable us prepare better for you

We also offer online training.

Course Fee: Ksh 80,000, USD 900

Contact Us
Mobile No: +254724527104/ +254734969612

Email Add: [email protected]

Postal Add: 5402-00100

Head Office: Comet House , Along Monrovia Street, Nairobi, Kenya

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2021-06-28 to

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