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(STATA) Data Analysis and Statistical Software: What is STATA?/Getting Started

This guide is intended to introduce users to STATA data analysis and statistical software.


Welcome to the Main Library and Scholarly Commons Library Guide for STATA Data Analysis and Statistical Software at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. This guide provides users with an introduction and resources to become familiar with STATA.


What is Stata?

Stata is a powerful statistical software that enables users to analyze, manage, and produce graphical visualizations of data. It is primarily used by researchers in the fields of economics, biomedicine, and political science to examine data patterns. It has both a command line and graphical user interface making the use of the software more intuitive. Below you will find a YouTube video provided by StataCorp LP. 

Learn Stata

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