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First Steps with Stata

First Steps with Stata

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Workshop Description

This workshop is a first introduction to using Stata and covers common tasks in data analysis.

It is not recommended for users already comfortable with the basics of Stata, but may provide a helpful review.

The workshop does not assume any experience with Stata, statistics, other programs for statistical analysis, or any scripting experience at all. However, experience with any of these can make getting started in Stata easier.

The focus in this sessions is building familiarity with how one interacts with Stata by working through common tasks.

Software Used: Stata

Topics

This workshop covers:

  • why use Stata
  • navigating the Stata interface
  • importing data
  • manipulating datasets (e.g., creating variables, recoding variables, subsetting datasets)
  • basic analysis of data
  • basic data visualization
  • saving your results, data, and visualizations
  • a suggested workflow

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