"Stata is a general-purpose statistical software package created in 1985 by StataCorp. It is used by many businesses and academic institutions around the world. Most of its users work in research, especially in the fields of economics, sociology, political science, and epidemiology.
Stata's full range of capabilities includes:
- Data management
- Statistical analysis
- Custom programming
- From: "Stata." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 25 Jan 2009, 19:46 UTC. 30 Jan 2009 <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Stata&oldid=266369704>.