Stata Graphics

Event Details

Dates: 31 May 2017

Time:  9.00am - 1.00pm 

Room 1.046A
Level 1
Health Education Learning Precinct
Department of Paediatrics, UOM
Royal Children's Hospital
Flemington Road
Duration: One half day session
$90.00 for internal applicants ** Fee applies to staff from MCRI, RCH and DOP only
$350.00 for external applicants
$200.00 for external full-time students 

Course details

This session introduces participants to the graphing capabilities of Stata.  Participants will be shown how to produce a range of commonly used graphs, and how to customise these graphs to their own presentation needs.

Material covered includes: common graph types; overlaying different graph types and producing multi-panelled graphs showing different subgroups; titles and labelling, alterning axes and markers, and changing graph colours.

At the completion of this half day session, you should be able to

  • Understand how to create scatterplots, histograms and line graphs with confidence intervals.
  • Customise graphs
    • Create/edit titles and labels
    • Change axes and markers
    • Change the graph scheme
  • Produce multi-panelled graphs
  • Overlaying different graph types
  • Export a Stata graph for a journal article
  • Create graphs using the menus
  • Alter graphs using the Graphics Editor

Materials supplied: Full set of course notes. 
Participants to supply:  ++  Participants may elect to bring their own laptop, please see below for conditions.
NB: This option is only available for internal participants.
Refreshments: Morning tea will be provided.


Internal participants
Please organise with your admin/finance person to arrange transfer of funds from your cost centre to CEBU 50259.  Send a copy of the internal transfer request along with the registration form.
Payment by cheque: Please make cheque payable to the Murdoch Children's Research Institute and forward with registration form.
Payment by credit card: Please complete details on the  registration form.
Cancellation of registration
No refund will be paid for cancellations unless received seven calendar days prior to the course start date.


Donna De Sair
Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics Unit (CEBU)
Murdoch Children's Research Institute
The Royal Children's Hospital
Flemington Road
T: 9345 6368


++ Conditions when providing personal laptops

  • This option is available for MCRI, RCH & DOPs staff only
  • This option is NOT AVAILABLE for Students from external organisations

The program software MUST be installed on your laptop prior to the course start date.  Software cannot be installed by instructors on the day or during the course.  The course cannot be delayed for students who arrive late or without the required software installed. 

Installation of Stata for students who choose to bring their own laptop
Students from RCH/MCRI/DOPs must contact to have the Stata program installed on their laptops no later than 7 days before the course start date.
PLEASE NOTE: If you elect to bring your laptop and arrive without it, you will not be guaranteed use of a PC for the course and therefore may have to undertake the course as an observer only.