Stata Resources

Stata has a simplicity and clarity of syntax that makes learning and teaching statistics a lot easier:

This simplicity and clarity is encapsulated by what I think of as the basic Stata “philosophy”

do something… to a variable…, options

Tutorials, Introductions or Quick Guides

One page visual introduction to the Stata interface.

Two Page Stata, a two page introduction to Stata commands. (also as HTML, and epub)

Special Topics

How to load large files into Stata.

Keeping a consistent “n” across multiple models.

Reverse coding a variable.

A “cheat sheet” on some statistics that go beyond ordinary least squares regression.

For any questions or comments about these resources, please contact Andrew Grogan-Kaylor at