Support materials for
An Introduction to Stata for Health Researchers, Fifth Edition

You can download the datasets, do-files, and unofficial commands that were used in An Introduction to Stata for Health Researchers, Fifth Edition from within Stata using the net command.

The book suggests that the datasets and do-files be downloaded to the directory ~/Documents/ishr5, but you can store them wherever you wish. To download the files to ~/Documents/ishr5, type

      . cd ~/Documents
      . mkdir ishr5
      . cd ishr5

      . net from
      . net get ishr5

If you installed the files from the previous edition of this book, you will need to append the replace option to the net install command.

If you do not have an Internet connection from within Stata, you can download one of the following files: Zip format, 138 K
ishr5.tar.Z Unix tar.Z format 173 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.