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RE: st: Descriptive statistics as scalars


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Descriptive statistics as scalars
Date   Mon, 17 May 2004 19:44:02 +0100

One of the main roles of -return list- is to save
your fingers leaving the keyboard. 

In the manual, however, each command entry lists 
such returned results. Thus [R] summarize 
lists them on p.153. 

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

Subhankar Nayak

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

> 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)

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