Stata is an interactive data management and statistical analysis program, which has become very popular among researchers in most disciplines. The programme provides a broad range of statistics. It is very user-friendly and also has internet capabilities.

Systematic Stata imageThis is a 1 day course following on from the Introduction to Statistics Using Stata, Data Management & Statistical Analysis Using Stata, Statistical Modelling Using Stata (Continuous Outcomes) and Logistic Regression & Survival Analysis Using Stata courses.

This course goes through the process of a systematic review and presents more advanced techniques such as fixed and random-effects meta-analysis. It also provides explanations of various plots that are presented as well as introducing meta-regression.

Entry requirements: You should have attended the Introduction to Statistics Using Stata course or the Data Management & Statistical Analysis Using Stata course. Preferably you should have also attended the Statistical Modelling Using Stata (Continuous Outcomes) course and the Logistic Regression & Survival Analysis Using Stata course. Otherwise, you should have at least some familiarity with statistics and the Stata software.

Course Tutor: Joseph Eliahoo

This course has been approved by the Royal College of Physicians for 6 CPD credits.


Course Content

  • Systematic reviews/Meta-analysis
  • Fixed-effects meta-analysis
  • Heterogeneity and random-effects meta-analysis
  • Forest plot
  • Publication bias/Funnel plot
  • Galbraith plot
  • Meta-regression

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Fees and dates for 2023-2024

Course Fees


£270: Imperial College only.

£414: External rate.


£300: Imperial College only.

£460: External rate.

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  • Tuesday 19 December 2023 (ONLINE)
  • Tuesday 27 February 2024
  • Tuesday 09 July 2024
  • Tuesday 20 August 2024

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Time and Location

Participants may indicate in-class or Online participation.

Change of delivery mode will be confirmed 3 weeks prior to the course date.

Final details will be sent a week prior to the course date.