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Introduction to Stata

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Modern Languages Building (MLB), Room 2001A

Note: Topics are subject to change.

The Stata Environment

This portion introduces the Stata environment and command syntax, including a brief introduction to Stata .do files.

Data Management I

Entering data into Stata and defining variable attributes is introduced, in addition to the various methods of importing external data files into Stata.

Data Management II

This section introduces generating new variables and replacing values in existing variables, sorting data files, merging data files, computing dummy variables, and keeping and dropping variables and cases. Methods for describing and comparing data sets are also introduced. Subset analysis is also covered.

Basic Statistical Analysis

The portion includes a brief demonstration of a statistical analysis in Stata, including topics such as descriptive statistics and regression analysis. While not delving deep into statistical theory, we will cover the basics of an analysis, as well as discuss the graphing facilities in SPSS.

To register for CSCAR Workshops, call the CSCAR front desk at (734) 764-7828 or come to the office in person with cash or check or a UM department shortcode:

OFFICE HOURS

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Closed 12pm – 1:00 p.m. every Tuesday for staff meeting.
Voice: (734) 764-7828 (4-STAT from a campus phone)
Fax: (734) 647-2440

ADDRESS

Consulting for Statistics, Computing and Analytics Research (CSCAR)
The University of Michigan
3550 Rackham
915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1070

Details

Date:
May 25
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

CSCAR
Email:
cscar@umich.edu
Website:
cscar.research.umich.edu

Other

Prerequisite
A Windows instruction class or equivalent knowledge, and basic experience with the use of a statistical software package for data analysis.
Class size
24 Participants, 1 per computer.
U-M Affiliated Fee
189
Not U-M Affiliated Fee
420
Register
Instructors
Josh Errickson