Do you know about the official Stata forum? Statalist is a forum where Stata users from experts to neophytes maintain a lively dialogue about all things statistical and Stata.

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About Statalist

We discuss Stata, statistics, and Stata and statistics.

You can browse without registering but you need to register to participate in the discussion or ask a question.

We encourage you to register. We ask that you use your real name. Statalist has a long history of high quality discussion dating back to 1994. New-to-Stata members are welcome.

If you post a question, it will be more likely to be answered if you include the relevant details and omit the unnecessary ones. Spending extra time writing your question and then, before posting, reading it back and editing it pays off.

For lots more information, see the Statalist FAQ.

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Please do read the Statalist FAQ for crucial advice before you try to post a message to Statalist. Knowledge of the FAQ will greatly improve the chance your question will be answered as you wish.

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