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Re: st: Descriptive statistics as scalars


From   "Subhankar Nayak" <nayak@bellsouth.net>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Descriptive statistics as scalars
Date   Mon, 17 May 2004 14:37:33 -0400

Thanks Oleg and Nick.
I was not aware of the "return list" function.
I believe that will help me to capture the regression coefficients as well.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Oleg Badunenko, Netscape" <obadunenko@netscape.net>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Monday, May 17, 2004 12:01 PM
Subject: Re: st: Descriptive statistics as scalars


> this might help:
>
> . summ x(t)
> . scalar mean_xt = r(mean)
> . scalar std_xt = r(sd)
> . scalar count_ = r(N)
>
> for other possibilities look at "return list" after "summ" routine
>
> oleg.
>
>
> nayak@bellsouth.net wrote:
>
> >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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