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2015 Summer Course: Introduction to Stata 14

Date & Time: Thursdays, July. 2, 9 and 16 from 2pm to 3:30pm
When Jul 02, 2015
from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM
Where Computer Lab Room 1 - 0214 Lefrak Hall
Contact Name
Contact Phone 301-405-1858
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Location: Computer Lab Room 1 - 0214 Lefrak Hall

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.
Topics covered include: 
Day 1
1. Starting to use Stata
2. Creating log file and do file
3. Converting Excel, SPSS, and SAS data into Stata with easy ways 
4. Examining and clearing data
Day 2
1. Creating and recording variables, and grouping values
2. Creating & using variable labels and value labels
3. Creating dummy variables
Day 3
1. Sorting, appending and merging data
2. Analyzing data with commands of ttest, reg and logistic

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