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STATA (a portmanteau of statistics and data) is a statistical software package created in 1985. From data exploration to basic and advanced statistical analyses, STATA can handle it all.



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Recommended reading:

  • Data Analysis using Stata , by Ulrich Kohler and Frauke Kreuter. A comprehensive introduction to both statistical methods and Stata. Beginners will learn the logic of data analysis and interpretation and easily become self-sufficient data analysts.
  • Using Stata for Quantitative Analysis , by Kyle C. Longest. Using Stata for Quantitative Analysis is an applied, self-teaching resource. It is written in such a way that a reader with no experience with statistical software can sit down and be working with data in a very short amount of time. The author proposes to teach the language of Stata from an intuitive perspective, furthering students? overall retention, using many screen shots from Stata to guide students.


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