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RE: st: quartiles


From   peter harper <peterhharper@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   RE: st: quartiles
Date   Tue, 11 May 2004 22:19:54 +0100 (BST)

Clive
Thanks for your suggestion. When I tried
codebook pro1
It did not give me centiles, as it did for you, just
type
range
unique value
tabulation etc.
Thanks

 --- n1700166 <Clive.Nicholas@newcastle.ac.uk> wrote:
> Peter Harper wrote:
> 
> > Can tell me the commands to obtain a bottom and
> top
> > quartile. Thanks in advance
> 
> You could also use -codebook- towards the same end:
> 
> 
> . sysuse auto, clear
> (1978 Automobile Data)
> 
> . codebook mpg
> 
>
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> --
> mpg                                                 
>               Mileage 
> (mpg)
>
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> --
> 
>                   type:  numeric (int)
> 
>                  range:  [12,41]                    
>  units:  1
>          unique values:  21                      
> missing .:  0/74
> 
>                   mean:   21.2973
>               std. dev:    5.7855
> 
>            percentiles:        10%       25%      
> 50%       75%       90%
>                                 14        18       
> 20        25        29
> 
> C.
> 
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