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Re: st: where to find good dataset?


From   Marcello Pagano <pagano@hsph.harvard.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: where to find good dataset?
Date   Fri, 13 May 2005 07:13:44 -0400

Try StatLib,

http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/datasets/

and also read

http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/statalist.html

especially Section 2.2.

m.p.


Lei Li wrote:

> Here is my final assignment:
>
> The paper must be no longer than 8 typed pages (with reasonable font
> please) and should be prepared as a professional publication (that is,
> do not simply give me software output). Only one page should be
> dedicated to describing the context of your data analysis and the
> data--the rest should be used to describe the statistical anlaysis and
> interpretation. The goal is to find a data set with binary outcomes,
> fit several logistic regression models which focus on the effects of a
> single explanatory variable of interest. In examining these models,
> you should discuss at least two of the following topics: (i)
> confounding by other factor(s), (ii) interaction effects, (iii)
> selection of scale for the risk factor of interest, (iv) goodness-of-fit.
>
> But I don't know where to find a dataset to meet the criteria.Any
> suggestions?
>
> Thanks a lot!
>
>
>
> Lei Li
> Graduate student of Public Health Nutrition
> School of Public Health
> University of California, Berkeley
> *
> * For searches and help try:
> * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html
> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq
> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

*
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