## An Introduction to Stata for Health ResearchersDesigned to assist those working in health research, An Introduction to Stata for Health Researchers explains how to maximize the versatile Stata program for data management, statistical analysis, and graphics for research. The first nine chapters are devoted to becoming familiar with Stata and the essentials of effective data management. The text is also a valuable companion reference for more advanced users. It covers a host of useful applications for health researchers including the analysis of stratified data via epitab and regression models; linear, logistic, and Poisson regression; survival analysis including Cox regression, standardized rates, and correlation/ROC analysis of measurements. |

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### Contents

Figures | 8 |

Getting helpand more | 21 |

Stata ﬁle types and names | 29 |

Variables | 43 |

Getting data in and out of Stata | 57 |

Documentation commands | 67 |

Calculations | 73 |

Commands affecting data structure | 87 |

option | 130 |

Stratiﬁed analysis | 171 |

Regression analysis | 185 |

Incidence mortality and survival | 209 |

Measurement and diagnosis | 239 |

Miscellaneous | 257 |

Advanced topics | 263 |

Taking good care of your data | 287 |

### Other editions - View all

An Introduction to Stata for Health Researchers, Fourth Edition Svend Juul,Morten Frydenberg No preview available - 2014 |

An Introduction to Stata for Health Researchers, Third Edition Svend Juul,Morten Frydenberg No preview available - 2010 |

An Introduction to Stata for Health Researchers, Second Edition Svend Juul,Morten Frydenberg No preview available - 2008 |

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