An Introduction to Stata for Health Researchers

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Stata Press, Mar 15, 2006 - Computers - 326 pages
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Designed 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

Description and simple analysis
97
Graphs
123
A Manuals and other good books
307
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