VHIN Workshop on StatsNZ IDI Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Are you considering using the IDI but aren't sure where to begin?
Are you interested in learning more about how the IDI can be used for health research?

Healthier Lives is pleased to share details of upcoming workshops of interest those who would like to learn more about working with the big and linked data held in Statistics New Zealand's Integrated Data Infrastructure.
Earlybird and discounted rates are available.
For more information visit https://vhin.co.nz/guides/idi-courses/

The VHIN is offering a workshop orientation to the StatsNZ IDI (Integrated Data Infrastructure). This one-day course will provide the base knowledge and contacts that IDI users need to maximise the value of the IDI for health research. The workshop is taught by two experienced IDI users and there will be plenty of time for questions and discussion.

Topics include:

  • How to get started in the IDI
  • Data sharing and useful resources
  • Social license, ethics, and kaitiakitanga
  • How to find key information on ethnicity, address, income and health
  • The IDI structure, the spine, estimating a population and linkage rates
  • Brief introduction to SQL/SAS/other coding and where to find resources
  • Examples of IDI research

20 November 2018
Arana College, University of Otago, Dunedin
Earlybird closes 20 September 2018
26 November 2018
Kelburn Campus, Victoria University of Wellington
Earlybird closes 12 October 2018

25 February 2019
City Campus, the University of Auckland
Earlybird closes 11 January 2019

2018 VHIM