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Getting Started in Data Analysis using Stata and R

"Finding the question is often more important than finding the answer"
John Tukey

The Stata, R, and other documents presented here provide the basic tools to get you started in data analysis.
Hope you find the tutorials useful.

Getting started series: Stata

Getting started series: R

Online training/help series

Descriptive statistics (Excel/Stata/R)

Miscellaneous Topics

For general questions regarding data sources, statistics, software or additional training please contact DSS at

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