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st: RE: RE: RE: variable mean and r(mean), why do they differ?


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: RE: RE: variable mean and r(mean), why do they differ?
Date   Fri, 25 Nov 2005 14:06:39 -0000

As the mean of the sum is the sum of the means, 
I would apply -summarize- just once, whenever 
I had the choice. 

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

Raoul C Reulen
 
> In my analysis it does make a difference. I have to calculate numerous
> mean values, sum them to obtain one variable and then I have 
> to multiply
> this by a large factor before I can use it. Any suggestions? Thanks
> again. 

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