Support materials for
A Gentle Introduction to Stata, Fifth Edition

You can download the datasets and do-files that were used in A Gentle Introduction to Stata, Fifth Edition from within Stata using the net command. At the Stata prompt, type

      . net from
      . net describe agis5 
      . net get agis5 

Some of the datasets used in the book are too large for Small Stata to handle. To download smaller versions of these datasets, type

      . net from
      . net describe agis5_small
      . net get agis5_small

The dataset names will be the same as the larger version with _small appended; for example, descriptive_gss.dta becomes descriptive_gss_small.dta.

If you do not have an Internet connection from within Stata, you can download one of the following files: Zip format, 1.4 MB
agis5.tar.Z Unix tar.Z format 1.8 MB Zip format, 371 K
agis5_small.tar.Z Unix tar.Z format 492 K

We suggest that you create a new directory and copy the materials there.

Datasets used in this book and available here are provided on an 'as is' and 'where is' basis and without warranty of any type or kind. StataCorp hereby expressly disclaims and excludes all warranties and conditions, whether statutory, express, implied, or otherwise, with respect to the datasets, including, but not limited to, any implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and noninfringement of third-party rights.