kusi@yorku.ca
> can anyone help me with the following awkward task.
> I have generated variables a and b ,so as to form a triangular
> distribution,hence a non -normal one.I saved the data as
> clt.dta and then I
> ran the following commands for 100 times and ended up with
> the following,(I am
> only using the commands associated with sample of 32,to
> save space.But I ran
> the 100 commands for a sample of 2 ,to get the feel of the
> resulting
> distribution,)
> .What I tried to do then was to enter the means of a and b
> for each run of the
> commands,but soon enough I discovered that it was an
> awkward task.I believe
> that in nc151 there was a part which dealt with zeroing on
> specific columns to
> retrieve returned data.Can anyone help me with that,thus
> saving me from going
> through all that work of rewriting and then reentering the
> specific data in
> edit.
> Thanks
> . use clt ,clear
>
> . sample 32
> (68 observations deleted)
>
> . summarize
>
> Variable | Obs Mean Std. Dev. Min Max
> ---------+-----------------------------------------------------
> a | 32 55.03125 30.70619 5 100
> b | 32 18.34375 10.2354 1.666667 33.33333
>
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Check out -postfile-.
Nick
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
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