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When & Where
Date: 
Fri, September 25, 2015 - 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: 
64 Barrows
Description
Type: 

This is the first workshop in a 3-part Stata series offered at the D-Lab that includes: 1) Intro to Stata, 2) Data Analysis in Stata and 3) Stata Programming. You can register for one, two or all three of these workshops. We recommend all three if you are new to Stata. The first workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Getting a dataset into Stata (no previous knowledge expected)
  • Examining a dataset and finding variables of interest
  • Summarizing and tabulating variables
  • Stata specific tools and resources (do files, logs, help files, etc) Coding and cleaning data (making new variables from old variables; labeling variables and values, etc)
  • Using logical operators in Stata
  • Cross-tabulations
  • Correlation tables

Prerequisites:

A basic understanding of variables (nominal, ordinal, continuous), descriptive stats (mean, standard deviation), correlation, and regression would be assumed.

Details
Training Host: 
D-lab Facilitator: 
Patty Frontiera
Participant Technology Requirement: 
You do not need to bring your own computer as this workshop be held in a computer lab with access to Stata. If you bring your computer, you can install a trial version of Stata.