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Re: st: Trimming data and statistics


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Trimming data and statistics
Date   Fri, 14 Apr 2006 22:16:19 +0100 (BST)

Akihito:
I am one observation, and I have no problem considering myself the centre of (my) universe.
Similarly, Stata has no problem considering a single observation the middle observation of that
dataset.
HTH,
Maarten

--- Akihito Tokuhara <akitoku4@hotmail.com> wrote:

> By the way, I notice that once in a while a subset of data has only one 
> observation, and yet
> Stata also calculates the median. Just being curious, but how does Stata 
> calculate this ?


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