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st: random number with a specific variance


From   "R.E. De Hoyos" <redeho2@hotmail.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: random number with a specific variance
Date   Wed, 2 Jun 2004 19:09:51 +0100

Hi,

How can I generate a variable containing random numbers normally distributed
and a variance different from 1 (like -invnorm(uniform())- but with a
variance different from one)?

Thanks,

Rafa
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