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