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Introduction to Stata 13

Date & time: Thursdays, Feb. 27 and March 6 & 13 from 2pm to 3:30pm
When Mar 06, 2014
from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM
Where 0124D Cole Student Activities Bldg.
Contact Name
Contact Phone 301-405-1858
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This course is designed for people who JUST START to use Stata or for SAS users who want to switch to Stata. The course introduces basic user interface techniques for using Stata to accomplish data processing tasks. The students in the class will have some hands-on experience on downloading Stata dataset from internet and performing basic data manipulation. The class notes are printed and given to the students in the class. No prior Stata programming knowledge is required.
Covered topics include:
1. Starting to use Stata
2. Downloading Stata data from internet
3. Converting Excel, SPSS, and SAS data into Stata with easy ways
4. Creating log file and do file
5. Examining and cleaning data
6. Creating, recording and grouping variables
7. Creating variable labels and value labels
8. Creating dummy variable
9. Sorting, appending and merging Stata data 
10. Analyzing data with commands of ttest, reg and logistic

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