STATISTICAL DATA ANALYSIS USING SPSS AND EPI-INFO

RATIONALE:
This course introduces one to statistical programs such as Epi-Info and Statistical Package for Social Scientists (SPSS) for data analysis. Epi Info is a public domain software package designed for researchers, which provides an easy form of database construction, data entry, and analysis with statistics, maps, and graphs. SPSS aims at developing hands on skills and knowledge in analyzing different types of data.
TARGET GROUP:
Researchers, Research Assistants, Statisticians, Data Analysts, Data Entrants and any other persons engaged in data collection, analysis and reporting.
OBJECTIVES:
By the end of the course, participants should be able to:
Use Epi for data capture
Use SPSS for data analysis
Produce reports based on data analyzed
COURSE CONTENT:
Data collection techniques
Principles of table/questionnaire design
Principles of data processing
Introduction to Epi Info 
Designing data entry screens in Epi Info
Data entry and analysis in Epi Info
Error control and editing in Epi Info
Fundamentals of SPSS 
Summarizing data in SPSS
Associations between categorical variables
Associations between numerical variables
Describing variables in SPSS
Computing descriptive statistics in SPSS
Testing Hypothesis
TRAINING METHODS:
Lectures, demonstrations, practical exercises
DURATION:2 Weeks
TUITION:
UGANDANS:480,000/=
INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS: $ 357
Accommodation (excludingmeals): 30,000/= per night
$ 22 per night
DATES:March 20 – 31, 2017
September4 – 15, 2017
CODE:1T: 201 -08

Additional Info

  • Course Code: IT: 201 -08
  • Start Date: Monday, 04 September 2017
  • End Date: Friday, 15 September 2017
  • School: Distance learning and Information Technology
  • Department: Distance Learning
  • Centre: Main Campus