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Re: st: normal distributions


From   Richard Gates <rgates@stata.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: normal distributions
Date   Fri, 20 Mar 2009 14:44:53 -0500

that works

On Thu, 2009-03-19 at 11:13 -0600, Rodrigo Briceño wrote:
> Dear all. Thanks for providing me some useful references for making tables.
> I would like to know if there is a function similar to this that I
> found in R: norm <- rnorm(100, 2, 5)
> The trick is to generate a variable that contains 100 values with are
> normal distributed with mean 2 and stdev 5.
> 
> I found that rnormal is a function in Stata, but I am not sure about
> the way to write the sintax to produce that outcome. I tried with:
> generate rn=rnormal (0,9) but a message telling me rnormal is not
> found appeared.
> 
> I looked into FAQ but there are no related issues...
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> 
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