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Data Analysis Using Stata, Third Edition

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Authors:
Ulrich Kohler and Frauke Kreuter
Publisher: Stata Press
Copyright: 2012
ISBN-13: 978-1-59718-110-5
Pages: 497; paperback
Price: $56.00

Comment from the Stata technical group

Data Analysis Using Stata, Third Edition has been completely revamped to reflect the capabilities of Stata 12. This book will appeal to those just learning statistics and Stata, as well as to the many users who are switching to Stata from other packages. Throughout the book, Kohler and Kreuter show examples using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel, a large survey of households containing demographic, income, employment, and other key information.

Kohler and Kreuter take a hands-on approach, first showing how to use Stata’s graphical interface and then describing Stata’s syntax. The core of the book covers all aspects of social science research, including data manipulation, production of tables and graphs, linear regression analysis, and logistic modeling. The authors describe Stata’s handling of categorical covariates and show how the new margins and marginsplot commands greatly simplify the interpretation of regression and logistic results. An entirely new chapter discusses aspects of statistical inference, including random samples, complex survey samples, nonresponse, and causal inference.

The rest of the book includes chapters on reading text files into Stata, writing programs and do-files, and using Internet resources such as the search command and the SSC archive.

Data Analysis Using Stata, Third Edition has been structured so that it can be used as a self-study course or as a textbook in an introductory data analysis or statistics course. It will appeal to students and academic researchers in all the social sciences.

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