Epidemiology and Bio-statistics with Stata Course

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We are proud to offer this course in a variety of training formats to suit your needs. We use the highest quality learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible. Our face to face calendar allows you to choose any classroom course of your choice to be delivered at any venue of your choice - offering you the ultimate in convenience and value for money.

July 2024

Code Date Duration Location Fee Action
EBS05 15 Jul 2024 - 26 Jul 2024 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 159,000 | $2,200 Register
EBS05 22 Jul 2024 - 2 Aug 2024 10 days Kisumu, Kenya KES 165,000 | $2,200 Register
EBS05 29 Jul 2024 - 9 Aug 2024 10 days Mombasa, Kenya KES 182,000 | $2,200 Register
EBS05 15 Jul 2024 - 26 Jul 2024 10 days Kampala, Uganda $3,300 Register
EBS05 15 Jul 2024 - 26 Jul 2024 10 days Accra, Ghana $4,400 Register
EBS05 22 Jul 2024 - 2 Aug 2024 10 days Johannesburg, South Africa $4,400 Register
EBS05 29 Jul 2024 - 9 Aug 2024 10 days Cape Town, South Africa $4,400 Register
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July 2024

15 Jul - 26 Jul
10 days
KES 159,000 | $2,200
22 Jul - 2 Aug
10 days
KES 165,000 | $2,200
29 Jul - 9 Aug
10 days
KES 182,000 | $2,200
15 Jul - 26 Jul
10 days
- | $3,300
15 Jul - 26 Jul
10 days
- | $4,400
22 Jul - 2 Aug
10 days
- | $4,400
29 Jul - 9 Aug
10 days
Cape Town
- | $4,400
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This course is intended for medical researchers who would like to enhance their skills on epidemiological data analysis being familiarized with Stata. The participants will have their hands on laptop with Stata running throughout the learning sessions. Each learning session will give equal weight to tutorials and practical exercises. 


10 days


The course is intended for researchers, physicians, clinicians, public health professionals, epidemiologists and biostatisticians, from public and private institutions who need to apply meta-analysis.

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Course Objectives

The key objective is that by the end this course the students will know how to run their own epidemiological analysis effectively using Stata for a variety of outcomes by using 2x2 tables and/or regression models, decided on the most appropriate way to report the results supplied by Stata 

Understand the bio-statistical concepts of additivity, independence, confounding, and interaction in the context of logistic models.

Course Outline


  • 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
  • Standardization
  • Sensitivity (bias) analysis
  • Case-cohort study design


  • 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
  • Correlation
  • 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

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The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise 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.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).


The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected] or [email protected]

Mob: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067


This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 , +250 789621067 ,or mail [email protected] or [email protected]


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course.

Send proof of payment to [email protected] or [email protected]

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