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Data Analysis with Stata by Swizec Teller

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Chapter 2. Stata Programming and Data Management

This chapter will showcase the labeling methodology of the variables in Stata. It is really important to understand the data management aspects of Stata, which are covered in depth in this chapter. We will cover the following topics:

  • The labeling of the data, variables, and variable transformations
  • Summarizing the data and preparing tabulated reports
  • Appending and merging the files for data management

The labeling of data, variables, and variable transformations

Stata is easy to use and gives you the leverage point of labeling different variables in the data you have acquired/imported. It also allows you to:

  • Label the dataset itself
  • Label different value signs in the imported dataset
  • Label various variables ...

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