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Re: st: quartiles


From   Ronán Conroy <rconroy@rcsi.ie>
To   "statalist hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: quartiles
Date   Mon, 10 May 2004 09:40:37 +0100

on 07/05/2004 21:56, peter harper at peterhharper@yahoo.co.uk wrote:

> Can tell me the commands to obtain a bottom and top
> quartile. 
> Thanks in advance

You could try the index, located at the back of the manual.

Most of us are too lazy to do that, and simply type

. findit quartile
[output]
                   
10 May 2004 09:38:27
Keyword search

        Keywords:  quartile
          Search:  (1) Official help files, FAQs, and STBs
                   (2) Web resources from Stata and from other users


Search of official help files, FAQs, and STBs

Keyword search

        Keywords:  quartile
          Search:  (1) Official help files, FAQs, Examples, SJs, and STBs

Search of official help files, FAQs, Examples, SJs, and STBs


[R] centile . . . . . . . . . . . . Report centile and confidence interval
        (help centile)


[end output]

This gives an answer right away, and is faster than writing to the Stata
list.

Ronan M Conroy (rconroy@rcsi.ie)
Lecturer in Biostatistics
Royal College of Surgeons
Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 402 2431 (fax 2764)

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