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Biostatistics: A Methodology for the Health Sciences (2nd Edition)

Gerald van Belle, Lloyd Fisher, Patrick J. Heagerty, Thomas Lumley

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Web appendix by chapter

To find datasets by chapter, look in the  Web appendix by chapter.

Reading data files:
  • Files with a .csv extension are comma-separated text with variable names included. They may be read into Stata with insheet using filename into R with df <- read.csv(filename) and into SPSS or SAS with the text data import wizards in those packages.
  • Files with a .txt extension are free-format text. Variable names are supplied only in the documentation file.
  • Files with a .dta extension are Stata binary files.