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RE: st: maybestupid


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: maybestupid
Date   Wed, 3 Mar 2004 16:12:51 -0000

A different issue is that 

su var1, meanonly 
scalar s = r(sum) 

also works, and is more efficient. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Andreas Aschbacher 

> >Now I know why I posted this "stupid" question  :
> >
> >1)
> >  -qui sum var1
> >  -scalar s = r(sum)
> >works as well as :
> >2)
> >  - qui summ var1
> >  - scalar s = r(sum)
> >
> >I know about qui and summ(arize),
> >but why does delineation 1) work as well ?????? /same results

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