Documentation

Every installation of Stata includes all the documentation in PDF format. Stata’s documentation consists of over 14,000 pages detailing each feature in Stata including the methods and formulas and fully worked examples. You can transition seamlessly across entries using the links within each entry.

And, Quick starts help new users get started and remind experienced users of common options.

All the manuals are in PDF format which you may view directly or download to your computer.

You can also access the PDF documentation from the Help menu within Stata.

General Reference Manuals

User's Guide
Getting Started with Stata for Windows
Getting Started with Stata for MAC
Getting Started with Stata for Unix
Base Reference Manual
Data Management Reference Manual
Graphics Reference Manual
Function Reference Manual
Reporting Reference ManualReporting Reference Manual

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Customizable Tables and Collected Results Reference Manual

Subject-specific statistics reference manuals

Bayesian Analysis
Choice Models
DSGE Models Reference Manual
Extended Regression Models
Finite Mixture Models
Item Response Theory
Lasso
Longitudinal-Data/Panel-Data
Meta Analysis
Multilevel Mixed-Effects
Multiple-Imputation
Multivariate Statistics
Power, Precision, and Sample-Size Reference Manual
Spatial Autoregressive Models
Structural Equation Modeling
Survey Data
Survival Analysis
Time Series
Treatment Effects

Programming Reference Manual

Programming
Mata Matrix Programming

Glossary and Index

Index

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