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"Soremekun, Seyi" <S.Soremekun@warwick.ac.uk> |

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RE: st: how do peoplelearn Stata? |

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Mon, 8 Oct 2007 10:22:49 +0100 |

I agree with Krishanu. I've been using Stata for over a year now, but I basically started with a copy of Stata 8, googled for help files (found a good pdf by Svend Juul) to help with the basics. Necessity also played a large part- I learnt the commands for the types of regressions, graphs etc that I needed without knowing too much of the background programming - or the stats. I can't yet write commands either as I haven't needed to, but I've now googled for more help files on stata programming... Seyi -----Original Message----- From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of krishanu karmakar Sent: 07 October 2007 21:11 To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject: Re: st: how do peoplelearn Stata? Hallo Dr. Cox I am very new to Stata. I just have learnt to use it during the months of April - June of this year (2007). Here is how I did it. I got hold of a copy of Stata 9. Then I googled for "introduction to Stata+pdf" and phrases like that, which resulted in a lot of downloadable pdf files containing a lot of introductory information. One of my friends had also done something like that and I got some materials from him as well. Then I kept on reading those materials and practiced them on stata, This game me some idea about how stata works and all that. Once I had some idea i searched for the stata reference manuals in the library and refered to them a little bit. After that I got a few projects where I could use Stata. And now I can use Stata a little bit (of course I cannot yet write commands like those experienced people who contribute to SSC). Thank you Krishanu * * 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/ * * 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/

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: RE: st: how do peoplelearn Stata?***From:*Robert A Yaffee <bob.yaffee@nyu.edu>

**References**:**st: RE: How to convert multiple numeric variables into a single string variable?***From:*"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

**st: how do peoplelearn Stata?***From:*"josemaria" <jmpsouza@usp.br>

**Re: st: how do peoplelearn Stata?***From:*"krishanu karmakar" <krishkarmakar@gmail.com>

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