Introduction to Data Management and Basic Statistical Analysis using STATA


06 Sep 2018 - 07 Sep 2018    
08:00 - 16:00


SPM Computer Lab, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine
Level 5, Block J, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 50603

Event Type


Data Management

Why is Data Management important? – “Because data management is good research practice.” By managing your data well you can:

  • Find and understand it when needed
  • Avoid unnecessary duplication
  • Validate your results if required
  • Ensure your research is visible and has impact
  • Get credit when others cite your work
  • Comply with Funder mandates

This talk will cover:

  • What is data management?
  • Why is it so important?
  • Overview of data management process
  • Designing data collection: layout and the codebook
  • Entering data and quality control
  • Documentation Basic Statistical Analysis

“Statistical methods are often used to communicate research findings and to support hypotheses and give credibility to research methodology and conclusions.”

This talk will cover:

  • Summarizing & Visualizing data
  • Comparing proportions
  • Comparing 2 means
  • Comparing ≥ 3 means
  • Correlation


UM Student      RM240

UM Staff           RM350

Others               RM500

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Dr. ‘Abqariyah Yahya (Ph.D)

Dr. Qory is a senior lecturer at the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine University of Malaya. She has conducted many research methodology and biostatistics workshops with numerous departments within the Ministry of Health. Her areas of interest are non-communicable diseases, data analysis (Stata, SAS and SPSS), database development and data management.  She is also actively involved in local and international research.

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Julius Centre University of Malaya (JCUM),

Department of Social & Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine,

University of Malaya, Malaysia.

The Julius Centre University of Malaya (JCUM) was established in 2008. Using advanced epidemiological methods and health data analytics, JCUM aims to be a regional referral centre for learning and research in the areas of epidemiology, clinical epidemiology, evidence based medicine, and biostatistics. The head of this centre is Assoc. Prof. Dr. Noran Naqiah Binti Mohd Hairi.