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From   "Subhankar Nayak" <nayak@bellsouth.net>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Descriptive statistics as scalars
Date   Mon, 17 May 2004 11:36:44 -0400

Hello all

I started using stata only about a week ago and hence pardon me for a very
basic question.

I have a variable x(t)

I want the following scalars for further analysis etc.
mx = mean(x(t))
sx = stdev(x(t))
nx = count(x(t))

How can I asssign these descriptive statistics to scalar variables?
(I can't find anything in the manual)

Thanks for the help.


--- Subh Nayak


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