This book is for non-technical people who would love to learn the language of STATA. The book includes statistical modeling and data manipulation basics. Some of the topics include components of STATA, reading files in STATA, and how to check the content of your file. The book describes how to do “the dance” of programming so that you are able to present data results in a way that is understandable to the reader. Data files are also provided with this book and are required in order to do the exercises.
If you would like to purchase a PDF version of the book here is the link: pdf version
You need the data files to do the exercises. Free Data files can be downloaded here