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Handbook of Statistical Analyses Using Stata

ISBN-10: 1584887567

ISBN-13: 9781584887560

Edition: 4th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Sophia Rabe-Hesketh, Brian S. Everitt

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With each new release of Stata, a comprehensive resource is needed to highlight the improvements as well as discuss the fundamentals of the software. Fulfilling this need, A Handbook of Statistical Analyses Using Stata, Fourth Edition has been fully updated to provide an introduction to Stata version 9. This edition covers many new features of Stata, including a new command for mixed models and a new matrix language.Each chapter describes the analysis appropriate for a particular application, focusing on the medical, social, and behavioral fields. The authors begin each chapter with descriptions of the data and the statistical techniques to be used. The methods covered include descriptives, simple tests, variance analysis, multiple linear regression, logistic regression, generalized linear models, survival analysis, random effects models, and cluster analysis. The core of the book centers on how to use Stata to perform analyses and how to interpret the results. The chapters conclude with several exercises based on data sets from different disciplines.A concise guide to the latest version of Stata, A Handbook of Statistical Analyses Using Stata, Fourth Edition illustrates the benefits of using Stata to perform various statistical analyses for both data analysis courses and self-study.
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Book details

List price: $83.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 11/15/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 354
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.034

A brief introduction to stata
Data description and simple inference : female psychiatric patients
Multiple regression : determinants of pollution in U.S. cities
Analysis of variance I : treating hypertension
Analysis of variance II : effectiveness of slimming clinics
Logistic regression : treatment of lung cancer and diagnosis of heart attacks
Generalized linear models : Australian school children
Summary measure analysis of longitudinal data : treatment of post-natal depression
Random effects models : thought disorder and schizophrenia
Generalized estimating equations : epileptic seizures and chemotherapy
Some epidemiology
Survival analysis : retention of heroin addicts in methadone maintenance treatment
Maximum likelihood estimation : age of onset of schizophrenia
Principal components analysis : hearing measurement using an audiometer
Cluster analysis : Tibetan skulls and determinants of pollution in U.S. cities