CTN Webinar: Demonstrating Practical Use of Data Share and Secondary Analyses.
Presented by Abigail Matthews, PhD (Emmes Corporation) and Dikla Shmueli-Blumberg, PhD (CTN Clinical Coordinating Center).
Produced by the NIDA Clinical Trials Network's Clinical Coordinating Center, September 14, 2016
The NIDA Data Share website was created to make CTN data available to the scientific community and the public at large. These data can be used for secondary analyses and thus serve to increase the contribution of the original studies conducted and extend findings into new areas and knowledge for the benefit of public health. This one-hour webinar, presented by Abigail Matthews, PhD, of the Emmes Corporation, and Dikla Shmueli-Blumberg, PhD, of the CTN Clinical Coordinating Center, focused on an overview of the website, provided highlights of its structure and contents, and detailed the technical procedures involved in utilizing the data for secondary analyses.
Review the structure of the NIDA Data Share website.
Understand the information provided, how to navigate through the website, and obtain all the relevant information.
Demonstrate the technical procedures for using SAS or ASCII data sets for conducting secondary analyses.