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SOFA Statistics

SOFA Statistics

Statistics Open For All (SOFA) is a user-friendly, open source statistics, analysis, and reporting package. The goal is flexible input and beautiful output - i.e. lots of databases and spreadsheets supported, and attractive, ready-to-present output.

The software has an emphasis on ease-of-use.

SOFA can connect directly to MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, MS Access, and Microsoft SQL Server.

 SOFA 1.4.3

Price
Free to download

Size
1.4MB
License

GNU Affero GPL v3

Developer
Grant Paton-Simpson

Website
www.sofastatistics.com

System Requirements
Python 2.6.2 or higher
Python-wxgtk 2.8.9 or higher
wx-common (>= 2.8.9.2)
python-numpy (>= 1:1.2.1)
python-pysqlite2 (>= 1.0.1)
python-mysqldb (>= 1.2.2)
python-psycopg2 (>= 2.0)
python-matplotlib (>= 0.98.5.2)
python-webkit (>= 1.0.0)
python-xdg (>= 0.15)
python-pythonmagick (0.9)
python-pypdf (>= 1.13)
Pdftk 1.44 or higher
ImageMagick 7.6 or higher
Ghostscript 9 or higher
wkhtmltopdf 0.9.9 or higher

Support Sites:
User Guide, FAQ, Blog, Google Groups, Launchpad, SourceForge Project Page

Selected Reviews:
Full Circle Magazine

Features include:

  • Helps users make the correct choice of test in a graphical, interactive way. SOFA will supply visual and numerical tests which let the user know if a test is suitable for the data they are working with
  • Tests:
    • Row and column percentages, with the ability to nest variables e.g look at Ethnicity and Gender vs 
    • Age
    • Mean
    • Median
    • Lower Quartile
    • Upper Quartile
    • Standard Deviation
    • Sum
    • N items
    • Min
    • Max
    • Range
    • Pearson's Chi-Square with Contingency Tables
    • Independent samples t-test
    • Paired samples t-test
    • One-way ANOVA
    • Mann Whitney U
    • Wilcoxon Signed Ranks
    • Kruskal Wallis H
    • Pearson's Correlation
    • Spearman's Correlation
  • Charting:
    • Simple bar charts (freq or means)
    • Clustered bar charts (freq or means)
    • Pie charts
    • Single and multiple line charts (freq or means)
    • Area charts (freq or means)
    • Histograms
    • Scatterplots
    • Box and whisker plots
  • Automated reporting - export Python scripts
  • Import data from Excel, Open Office Calc, Gnumeric, CSV, Google Docs Spreadsheets
  • Export data into Excel format
  • Supports the following databases (to import data): MySQL, Microsoft Access, SQLite, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server
  • Internationalization support

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