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Re: st: sum and product


From   Richard Goldstein <richgold@ix.netcom.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: sum and product
Date   Mon, 09 Dec 2002 09:56:23 -0500

Start, in the manual, with -generate- and -egen-.

Rich Goldstein

"Rodrigo Briceņo" wrote:
> 
> Hello stata listers
> 
> I need to make some calculations that are common for me, but utilizing
> Excel.
> I have two variables (each with 300,000 observations): Number of discharges
> and Relative Weight. I need to make this.
> 
> 1. Multiply the number of discharges by the relative weight
> 2. Sum all these results obtained in 1.
> 3. Divide an amount of expenditures between this sum results (obtained in
> 2), so I can estimate the value of each of the relative points.
> 
> I never have been used Stata to perform arithmetic operations, so excuse me
> if I look so dumb.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Rodrigo
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