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Re: st: New to Stata -Beginners books

From   Roger Newson <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: New to Stata -Beginners books
Date   Mon, 09 Aug 2004 13:47:59 +0100

At 12:45 09/08/2004, samani.Lamabadusuriya  wrote:
I am new to Stata, (formally a dedicated SAS user), I would really
appreciate it if you could let me know some good links/books/material on how
to learn Stata really quickly.  Tutorial type stuff would be ideal.
Many Thanks
PS I have looked into web based courses from Stata, however, they don't
start till September, I need to get started immediately.
Useful resources for SAS users converting to Stata are at

and at

THese were produced by Phil Bardsley and Dan Blanchette and described at the 2003 North Amarican Stata User Group (NASUG) meeting in 1993, whose page is at

You might also like to refer to my presentation and handout "From datasets to resultssets in Stata" at the UK Stata User Meeting, whose page is at

and which describes Stata resultssets, which are the nearest Stata equivalent to SAS output data sets.

I hope this helps.

Best wishes


Roger Newson
Lecturer in Medical Statistics
Department of Public Health Sciences
King's College London
5th Floor, Capital House
42 Weston Street
London SE1 3QD
United Kingdom

Tel: 020 7848 6648 International +44 20 7848 6648
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