Program of the course "STATISTICAL SOFTWARE FOR EPIDEMIOLOGY. CASE OF SAS"


Deep Course
St.Petersburg, Russia, July 1- 5, 2002

Lecturer: prof. S.L.Plavinski


July 1, Monday: 10.00-15.00 (coffee-break 12.00-12.30)

Opening of the course

Statistical software in epidemiology. Comparison of the packages (S-plus and R. SPSS. Statistica/w, STATA)

SAS software, an introduction. Windowing system. Editor

First lines in SAS: DATA step.

Work on computers

 

July 2, Tuesday: 10.00-15.00 (coffee-break 12.00-12.30)

Experiment planning with SAS (DATA step and PROC PLAN)

Univariate analysis of categorical data using SAS (PROC FREQ)

Work on computers

 

July 3, Wednsday: 10.00-15.00 (coffee-break 12.00-12.30)

Univariate analysis of continuous data with SAS (PROC MEANS)

Correlation and simple regression (PROC CORR and REG)

Work on computers

 

July 4, Thursday: 10.00-15.00 (coffee-break 12.00-12.30)

Multivariate analysis, part I

Analysis of continuous data (PROC ANOVA, PROC GLM, PROC REG)

Work on computers

 

July 5, Friday: 10.00-15.00 (coffee-break 12.00-12.30)

Multivariate analysis, part II

Analysis of categorical data (PROC LOGISTIC, PROC CATMOD)

Statistical graphics with SAS

Work on computers

Closing of the course