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Base Reference Manual (3 volumes)

Publisher:  Stata Press
Copyright:  2009
Price:  $165.00
Volume(s) ISBN-10 ISBN-13 Pages
1–3 1-59718-066-1 978-1-59718-066-5 2,105
1 only 1-59718-067-X 978-1-59718-067-2 706
2 only 1-59718-068-8 978-1-59718-068-9 724
3 only 1-59718-069-6 978-1-59718-069-6 675
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Table of contents (individual volumes)


Table of contents (Volumes 1–3)

Volume 1 (A–H)

intro (pdf) Introduction to base reference manual


about Display information about your Stata
adoupdate Update user-written ado-files
alpha Compute interitem correlations (covariances) and Cronbach's alpha
ameans Arithmetic, geometric, and harmonic means
anova Analysis of variance and covariance
anova postestimation Postestimation tools for anova
areg Linear regression with a large dummy-variable set
areg postestimation Postestimation tools for areg
asclogit Alternative-specific conditional logit (McFadden's choice) model
asclogit postestimation Postestimation tools for asclogit
asmprobit Alternative-specific multinomial probit regression
asmprobit postestimation Postestimation tools for asmprobit
asroprobit Alternative-specific rank-ordered probit regression
asroprobit postestimation Postestimation tools for asroprobit


BIC note Calculating and interpreting BIC
binreg Generalized linear models: Extensions to the binomial family
binreg postestimation Postestimation tools for binreg
biprobit Bivariate probit regression
biprobit postestimation Postestimation tools for biprobit
bitest Binomial probability test
bootstrap Bootstrap sampling and estimation
bootstrap postestimation Postestimation tools for bootstrap
boxcox Box–Cox regression models
boxcox postestimation Postestimation tools for boxcox
brier Brier score decomposition
bsample Sampling with replacement
bstat Report bootstrap results


centile Report centile and confidence interval
ci Confidence intervals for means, proportions, and counts
clogit (pdf) Conditional (fixed-effects) logistic regression
clogit postestimation Postestimation tools for clogit
cloglog Complementary log-log regression
cloglog postestimation Postestimation tools for cloglog
cnsreg Constrained linear regression
cnsreg postestimation Postestimation tools for cnsreg
constraint Define and list constraints
copyright Display copyright information
copyright lapack LAPACK copyright notification
copyright scintilla Scintilla copyright notification
copyright ttf2pt1 ttf2pt1 copyright notification
correlate Correlations (covariances) of variables or coefficients
cumul Cumulative distribution
cusum Graph cumulative spectral distribution


db Launch dialog
diagnostic plots Distributional diagnostic plots
display Substitute for a hand calculator
do Execute commands from a file
doedit Edit do-files and other text files
dotplot Comparative scatterplots
dstdize Direct and indirect standardization
dydx Calculate numeric derivatives and integrals


eform_option Displaying exponentiated coefficients
eivreg Errors-in-variables regression
eivreg postestimation Postestimation tools for eivreg
error messages Error messages and return codes
estat Postestimation statistics
estimates Save and manipulate estimation results
estimates describe Describe estimation results
estimates for Repeat postestimation command across models
estimates notes Add notes to estimation results
estimates replay Redisplay estimation results
estimates save Save and use estimation results
estimates stats Model statistics
estimates store Store and restore estimation results
estimates table Compare estimation results
estimates title Set title for estimation results
estimation options Estimation options
exit Exit Stata
exlogistic Exact logistic regression
exlogistic postestimation Postestimation tools for exlogistic
expoisson Exact Poisson regression
expoisson postestimation Postestimation tools for expoisson


fracpoly Fractional polynomial regression
fracpoly postestimation Postestimation tools for fracpoly
frontier Stochastic frontier models
frontier postestimation Postestimation tools for frontier
fvrevar Factor-variables operator programming command
fvset Declare factor-variable settings


gllamm Generalized linear and latent mixed models
glm Generalized linear models
glm postestimation Postestimation tools for glm
glogit Logit and probit for grouped data
glogit postestimation Postestimation tools for glogit, gprobit, blogit, and bprobit
gmm Generalized method of moments estimation
gmm postestimation Postestimation tools for gmm
grmeanby Graph means and medians by categorical variables


hausman Hausman specification test
heckman Heckman selection test
heckman postestimation Postestimation tools for heckman
heckprob Probit model with sample selection
heckprob postestimation Postestimation tools for heckprob
help Display online help
hetprob Heteroskedastic probit model
hetprob postestimation Postestimation tools for hetprob
histogram Histograms for continuous and categorical variables
hsearch Search help files

Volume 2 (I–P)

inequality Inequality measures
intreg Interval regression
intreg postestimation Postestimation tools for intreg
ivprobit Probit model with continuous endogenous regressors
ivprobit postestimation Postestimation tools for ivprobit
ivregress Single-equation instrumental-variables regression
ivregress postestimation Postestimation tools for ivregress
ivtobit Tobit model with endogenous regressors
ivtobit postestimation Postestimation tools for ivtobit


jackknife Jackknife estimation
jackknife postestimation Postestimation tools for jackknife


kappa Interrater agreement
kdensity Univariate kernel density estimation
ksmirnov Kolmogorov–Smirnov equality-of-distributions test
kwallis Kruskal–Wallis equality-of-populations rank test


ladder Ladder of powers
level Set default confidence level
lincom Linear combinations of estimators
linktest Specification link test for single-equation models
lnskew0 Find zero-skewness log or Box–Cox transform
log Echo copy of session to file
logistic Logistic regression, reporting odds ratios
logistic postestimation Postestimation tools for logistic
logit Logistic regression, reporting coefficients
logit postestimation Postestimation tools for logit
loneway Large one-way ANOVA, random effects, and reliability
lowess Lowess smoothing
lpoly Kernel-weighted local polynomial smoothing
lrtest Likelihood-ratio test after estimation
lv Letter-value displays


margins Marginal means, predictive margins, and marginal effects
margins postestimation Postestimation tools for margins
matsize Set the maximum number of variables in a model
maximize Details of iterative maximization
mean Estimate means
mean postestimation Postestimation tools for mean
meta Meta-analysis
mfp Multivariable fractional polynomial models
mfp postestimation Postestimation tools for mfp
misstable Tabulate missing values
mkspline Linear and restricted cubic spline construction
ml Maximum likelihood estimation
mlogit Multinomial (polytomous) logistic regression
mlogit postestimation Postestimation tools for mlogit
more The —more— message
mprobit Multinomial probit regression
mprobit postestimation Postestimation tools for mprobit
mvreg Multivariate regression
mvreg postestimation Postestimation tools for mvreg


nbreg Negative binomial regression
nbreg postestimation Postestimation tools for nbreg
nestreg Nested model statistics
net Install and manage user-written additions from the Internet
net search Search Internet for installable packages
netio Control Internet connections
news Report Stata news
nl Nonlinear least-squares estimation
nl postestimation Postestimation tools for nl
nlcom (pdf) Nonlinear combinations of estimators
nlogit Nested logit regression
nlogit postestimation Postestimation tools for nlogit
nlsur Estimation of nonlinear systems of equations
nlsur postestimation Postestimation tools for nlsur
nptrend Test for trend across ordered groups


ologit Ordered logistic regression
ologit postestimation Postestimation tools for ologit
oneway One-way analysis of variance
oprobit Ordered probit regression
oprobit postestimation Postestimation tools for oprobit
orthog Orthogonalize variables and compute orthogonal polynomials


pcorr Partial and semipartial correlation coefficients
permute Monte Carlo permutation tests
pk Pharmacokinetic (biopharmaceutical) data
pkcollapse Generate pharmacokinetic measurement dataset
pkcross Analyze crossover experiments
pkequiv Perform bioequivalence tests
pkexamine Calculate pharmacokinetic measures
pkshape Reshape (pharmacokinetic) Latin-square data
pksumm Summarize pharmacokinetic data
poisson Poisson regression
poisson postestimation Postestimation tools for poisson
predict Obtain predictions, residuals, etc., after estimation
predictnl Obtain nonlinear predictions, standard errors, etc., after estimation
probit Probit regression
probit postestimation Postestimation tools for probit
proportion Estimate proportions
proportion postestimation Postestimation tools for proportion
prtest One- and two-sample tests of proportions

Volume 3 (Q–Z)

qc Quality control charts
qreg Quantile regression
qreg postestimation Postestimation tools for qreg, iqreg, sqreg, and bsqreg
query Display system parameters


ranksum Equality tests on unmatched data
ratio Estimate ratios
ratio postestimation Postestimation tools for ratio
reg3 Three-stage estimation for systems of simultaneous equations
reg3 postestimation Postestimation tools for reg3
regress Linear regression
regress postestimation (pdf) Postestimation tools for regress
regress postestimation time series Postestimation tools for regress with time series
#review Review previous commands
roc Receiver operating characteristic (ROC) analysis
rocfit Fit ROC models
rocfit postestimation Postestimation tools for rocfit
rologit Rank-ordered logistic regression
rologit postestimation Postestimation tools for rologit
rreg Robust regression
rreg postestimation Postestimation tools for rreg
runtest Test for random order


sampsi Sample size and power determination
saved results Saved results
scobit Skewed logistic regression
scobit postestimation Postestimation tools for scobit
sdtest Variance-comparison tests
search Search Stata documentation
serrbar Graph standard-error bar chart
set Overview of system parameters
set_defaults Reset system parameters to original Stata defaults
set emptycells Set what to do with empty cells in interactions
set seed Specify initial value of random-number seed
signrank Equality tests on matched data
simulate Monte Carlo simulations
sj Stata Journal and STB installation instructions
sktest Skewness and kurtosis test for normality
slogit Stereotype logistic regression
slogit postestimation Postestimation tools for slogit
smooth Robust nonlinear smoother
spearman Spearman's and Kendall's correlations
spikeplot Spike plots and rootograms
ssc Install and uninstall packages from SSC
stem Stem-and-leaf displays
stepwise Stepwise estimation
suest Seemingly unrelated estimation
summarize Summary statistics
sunflower Density-distribution sunflower plots
sureg Zellner's seemingly unrelated regression
sureg postestimation Postestimation tools for sureg
swilk Shapiro–Wilk and Shapiro–Francia tests for normality
symmetry Symmetry and marginal homogeneity tests


table Tables of summary statistics
tabstat Display table of summary statistics
tabulate oneway One-way tables of frequencies
tabulate twoway Two-way tables of frequencies
tabulate, summarize() One- and two-way tables of summary statistics
test Test linear hypotheses after estimation
testnl Test nonlinear hypotheses after estimation
tetrachoric Tetrachoric correlations for binary variables
tobit Tobit regression
tobit postestimation Postestimation tools for tobit
total Estimate totals
total postestimation Postestimation tools for total
translate Print and translate logs
treatreg Treatment-effects model
treatreg postestimation Postestimation tools for treatreg
truncreg Truncated regression
truncreg postestimation Postestimation tools for truncreg
ttest Mean-comparison tests


update Update Stata


vce_option Variance estimators
view View files and logs
vwls Variance-weighted least squares
vwls postestimation Postestimation tools for vwls


which Display location and version for an ado-file


xi Interaction expansion


zinb Zero-inflated negative binomial regression
zinb postestimation Postestimation tools for zinb
zip Zero-inflated Poisson regression
zip postestimation Postestimation tools for zip
ztnb Zero-truncated negative binomial regression
ztnb postestimation Postestimation tools for ztnb
ztp Zero-truncated Poisson regression
ztp postestimation Postestimation tools for ztp


Author index (pdf)


Subject index (pdf)
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