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Re: st: SUMMARY EXPLANATION


From   n j cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: SUMMARY EXPLANATION
Date   Mon, 31 Jul 2006 13:50:12 +0100

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Incidentally any book so lacking in scientific
literacy as to report "Kg" and "Cm" as units
or to average identifiers is most unlikely to
be much use in furthering your research.

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

KARTEY John

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?

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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