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st: Re: Please help: command "pctile quant = yhat3, n('groups')" doesn't work!


From   Friedrich Huebler <huebler@rocketmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re: Please help: command "pctile quant = yhat3, n('groups')" doesn't work!
Date   Fri, 30 Sep 2005 10:54:04 -0700 (PDT)

Christian,

Try this:

pctile quant = hut1, n(`groups')

Note that the left and right single quotes are not the same.

Friedrich Huebler

--- Christian Beck <chr.beck@web.de> wrote:
> the above mentioned command line in a book by Kohler and Kreuter
> (written 2001) "Datenanalyse mit Stata" does not work in our
> Stata/SE 8.0.
> 
> On our screen Stata says:
> --
> -> . pctile quant = hut1, n('groups')
> 1==0&1==0&`"'groups'"' invalid name
> r(198);



		
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