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Re: st: RE: p-value in stata???


From   "Clive Nicholas" <clivelists@googlemail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: p-value in stata???
Date   Thu, 30 Oct 2008 03:45:59 +0000

Martin Weiss replied to Jay Verkuilen:

> What is your favorite default dataset for posts on the list then, Jay?

Although it was Jay's opinion's you were after on 'example datasets',
as StataCorp calls them (-help dta_examples-), I've long since thought
that the contents of the -auto- dataset is so _boring_, quite apart
from the fact that it appears to include nondescript cars that no
longer exist. But it's there for a useful purpose, of course.

Other Statalisters might have noticed that I try to use the -union-
dataset whereever possible in posts: its contents are much more
interesting, and it does just as good a job. The -lifeexp- and -voter-
datasets are also fun to dip into.

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Clive Nicholas

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