What does STATA stand for?
What does STATA mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: STATA.
What does STATA mean?
- Stata is a general-purpose statistical software package created in 1985 by StataCorp. Most of its users work in research, especially in the fields of economics, sociology, political science, biomedicine and epidemiology. Stata's capabilities include data management, statistical analysis, graphics, simulations, regression analysis, and custom programming. The name Stata is a syllabic abbreviation of the words statistics and data. The correct English pronunciation of Stata "must remain a mystery"; any of "Stay-ta", "Sta-ta" or "Stah-ta" are considered acceptable. There are four major builds of each version of Stata: Stata/MP for multiprocessor computers Stata/SE for large databases Stata/IC, which is the standard version Small Stata, which is a smaller, student version for educational purchase only