Offers you a step by step introduction to the basics of Stata software. This book helps you with manipulating and organizing data; generating statistics; interpreting results; and, presenting outputs.
Where do I start? How do I know if I'm asking the right questions? How do I analyze the data once I have it? How do I report the results? When will I ever understand the process? If you are new to using the Stata software, and concerned about applying it to a project, help is at hand. David Pevalin and Karen Robson offer you a step by step introduction to the basics of the software, before gently helping you develop a more sophisticated understanding of Stata and its capabilities. The book will guide you through the research process offering further reading where more complex decisions need to be made and giving 'real world' examples from a wide range of disciplines and anecdotes that clarify issues for readers. The book will help with: manipulating and organizing data; generating statistics; interpreting results; and, presenting outputs. "The Stata Survival Manual" is a lifesaver for both students and professionals who are using the Stata software!
Introduction About the authors Acknowledgements Getting started with Stata Data in and out of Stata Manipulating variables Manipulating data Descriptive statistics and graphs Tables and correlations Differences in means, medians and proportions Regression Presenting your results References Index