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st: Short Introduction to Stata 8 for Biostatistics now available


From   Michael Hills <mhills@blueyonder.co.uk>
To   Statalist <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Short Introduction to Stata 8 for Biostatistics now available
Date   02 Feb 2004 11:56:25 +0000

A Short Introduction to Stata 8 for Biostatistics, by Michael Hills and
Bianca De Stavola is now available from stata.com and timberlake.co.uk.
The book is about 30% longer than the stata 7 version, and includes new
material on dialog boxes, graphics, likelihood, Mantel-Haenszel methods,
and standardization.

A list of chapter titles is shown below:

 1. Getting started
 2. Some basic commands
 3. Tabs, menus and dialog boxes
 4. Housekeeping
 5. Data input and output
 6. Graph commands
 7. Graph dialog boxes
 8. More basic tools
 9. Data management
10. Data management for repeated measurements
11. Response and explanatory variables
12. Measuring effects
13. Stratifying and controlling
14. Regression commands
15. Tests of hypotheses
15. Controlling and stratifying with regression
16. Mantel-Haenszel methods
17. Survival data and stset
18. Different time scales and standardization
19. Writing Stata programs
20. How Stata is organized

Michael Hills

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