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General Description

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, biomedicine and epidemiology.[citation needed]

Stata's capabilities includes data management, statistical analysis, graphics, simulations, and custom programming.

Basic Usage

Useful Options

How to set up memory and processor for stata-mp?

If you need 2GB memory and 4 processors to run stata-mp, add below lines in your .do file:


set mem 2000m
set processors 4


Further Information

See the official website: Stata