Introduction to Stata

Introduction to data management and statistics with Stata. 

Part 1: Monday October 14, 12:15 - 14:00

Part 2: Tuesday October 15, 10:15 - 12:00

Time and place:

The course consists of two sessions:

October 14 at 12:15 to 14:00 in seminar room Logo.

October 15 at 10:15 to 12:00 in seminar room Logo.

Who is it for?

Reseachers and students who want to get started with Stata. Basic knowledge of statistics and research methodology is advantageous, but not required.

How do I sign up?

Sign up here. You will need a valid user account at UiO.

Important: Participants must bring their own portable PC or Mac (laptop) with Stata already installed. The seminar room does not have any computers for students. Bringing your computer's power chord is recommended. The latest version of Stata may be downloaded from or Stata is also available remotely on UiO Programkiosk. If you need help with the installation, contact local IT in your department


The main goals are to

  1. Get started with Stata

  2. Learn data management
  3. Get an overview of how to use Stata for analysis

Topics include: The different Stata windows, the data set, categorical variables, selecting observations, importing data, documentation with syntax files, storing and presenting output, treating missing data, descriptive statistics and graphics, example commands for estimation and hypothesis testing, getting help/further studies.

Data files

These data files will be used as examples.


The course will be in English this semester.


Knut Waagan, PhD, Data Capture and Collections Management Group, USIT.

Maximum participants


Contact information

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Tags: Stata
Published June 24, 2019 11:19 AM - Last modified Oct. 14, 2019 9:42 AM