Book , Print in English

Data analysis using Stata

Ulrich Kohler, Frauke Kreuter.
  • College Station, Tex. : Stata Press, 2009.
  • 2nd ed.
  • xxv, 388 pages : illustrations; 24 cm.
Subjects
Contents
  • 1. "The first time"
  • 1.1. Starting Stata
  • 1.2. Setting up your screen
  • 1.3. Your first analysis
  • 1.4. Do-files
  • 1.5. Exiting Stata
  • 1.6. Exercises
  • 2. Working with do-files
  • 2.1. From interactive work to working with a do-file
  • 2.2. Designing do-files
  • 2.3. Organizing your work
  • 2.4. Exercises
  • 3. grammar of Stata
  • 3.1. elements of Stata commands
  • 3.2. Repeating similar commands
  • 3.3. Weights
  • 3.4. Exercises
  • 4. General comments on the statistical commands
  • 4.1. Exercises
  • 5. Creating and changing variables
  • 5.1. commands generate and replace
  • 5.2. Specialized receding commands
  • 5.3. More tools for recoding data
  • 5.4. Commands for dealing with missing values
  • 5.5. Labels
  • 5.6. Storage types, or the ghost in the machine
  • 5.7. Exercises
  • 6. Creating and changing graphs
  • 6.1. primer on graph syntax
  • 6.2. Graph types
  • 6.3. Graph elements
  • 6.4. Multiple graphs
  • 6.5. Saving and printing graphs
  • 6.6. Exercises
  • 7. Describing and comparing distributions
  • 7.1. Categories: Few or many?
  • 7.2. Variables with few categories
  • 7.3. Variables with many categories
  • 7.4. Exercises
  • 8. Introduction to linear regression
  • 8.1. Simple linear regression
  • 8.2. Multiple regression
  • 8.3. Regression diagnostics
  • 8.4. Model extensions
  • 8.5. More on standard errors
  • 8.6. Advanced techniques
  • 8.7. Exercises
  • 9. Regression models for categorical dependent variables
  • 9.1. linear probability model
  • 9.2. Basic concepts
  • 9.3. Logistic regression with Stata
  • 9.4. Logistic regression diagnostics
  • 9.5. Likelihood-ratio test
  • 9.6. Refined models
  • 9.7. Advanced techniques
  • 9.8. Exercises
  • 10. Reading and writing data
  • 10.1. goal: the data matrix
  • 10.2. Importing machine-readable data
  • 10.3. Inputting data
  • 10.4. Combining data
  • 10.5. Saving and exporting data
  • 10.6. Handling large datasets
  • 10.7. Exercises
  • 11. Do-files for advanced users and user-written programs
  • 11.1. Two examples of usage
  • 11.2. Four programming tools
  • 11.3. User-written Stata commands
  • 11.4. Exercises
  • 12. Around Stata
  • 12.1. Resources and information
  • 12.2. Taking care of Stata
  • 12.3. Additional procedures
  • 12.4. Exercises.
Other information
  • "A Stata Press publication."
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-375) and indexes.
ISBN
  • 1597180467
  • 9781597180467
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2009419512
  • OCLC: 317453408
  • OCLC: 317453408

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