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From   "KARTEY John (GSL)" <John.kartey@gsl.com.gh>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: SUMMARY EXPLANATION
Date   Mon, 31 Jul 2006 12:28:28 -0000

Hi All,

 

I am a beginner in stata version 8 and came across the summary below in one of my researches. Can somebody out there help me in the vivid explanation of the summary below?

Thanking you very much in advance.

 

John.

 

 

 

SUMMARY

 

The following exercise of statistical output is based on Sample data of children with their weight in Kg, their size in Cm and their ages in number of years.

 

You will be obliged to provide an answer to interpret the statistical output generate from the sample data described above. 

 

1) Explain the Summary results below:

 

Variable            Obs                  Mean                Std. Dev.           Min       Max

                                                           

Children            30                     15.5                  8.803408           1          30

Size                  30                     113.9333           7.619998           100       127

Weigth              30                     21                     3.99137 15         30

Year number      30                     10.13333           2.648791           5          14




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