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Stata is an open source programming language created in 1985 by William Gould.

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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, and custom programming. Read more on Wikipedia...


/* Hello world in Stata */ .program hello 1. display "Hello, World!" 2. end .hello
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local MAXDIM 800
Example from Wikipedia:
program define fizzbuzz args x forvalues i = 1(1)`x' { if mod(`i',15) == 0 { display "fizzbuzz" } else if mod(`i',5) == 0 { display "buzz" } else if mod(`i',3) == 0 { display "fizz" } else { display `i' } } end

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