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Webinar: Importing and working in Stata with COVID-19 data from Johns Hopkins University

Overview

Duration: 1 hour
Where: Join us from anywhere!
Cost: Free—but registrations are limited

COVID-19 is a global pandemic that has profoundly affected the way we live and work. The news and social media are filled with tables and graphs. There are many sources of data available for free on the Internet, and researchers often rely on data from the Johns Hopkins GitHub repository.

Join Chuck Huber, Associate Director of Statistical Outreach, as he demonstrates how to download the raw data files from GitHub, combine the data into a single file, process the dates to create time-series data, and create time series for multiple countries. In this webinar, you will also see how you can create basic graphs of the number of cases, the log-count of cases, and the population-adjusted number of cases.

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The webinar is free, but you must register to attend. Registrations are limited, so register soon. Register by clicking the desired date of your course above.

We will send you an email prior to the start of the course with instructions on how to access the webinar. You will need access to Adobe Connect to attend.

Presenter: Chuck Huber

Chuck Huber portrait

Chuck Huber is the Associate Director of Statistical Outreach at StataCorp and an adjunct associate professor of biostatistics at the Texas A&M School of Public Health. In addition to working with Stata's team of software developers, he produces instructional videos for the Stata YouTube channel, writes blog entries, develops online NetCourses, and gives talks about Stata at conferences and universities. Most of his current work is focused on statistical methods used by psychologists and other behavioral scientists. He has published in the areas of neurology, human and animal genetics, alcohol and drug abuse prevention, nutrition, and birth defects.


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