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Re: st: getting summarized data


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: getting summarized data
Date   Wed, 20 Feb 2008 14:46:21 +0000 (GMT)

--- "Armelini, Guillermo" <DOCGArmelini@iese.edu> wrote:
> Just to know if someone can tell me how can I get the Mean value of
> this summarized outcome (in this example is 17.05561), to store it
> then in a matrix

the mean is return in r(mean)

*------------ begin example -----------
sysuse auto, clear
sum mpg
di r(mean)
matrix mean = r(mean)
matrix list mean
*------------ end example -------------
(For more on how to use examples I sent to the Statalist, see
http://home.fsw.vu.nl/m.buis/stata/exampleFAQ.html )


Hope this helps,
Maarten


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