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RE: st: Obtaining Descriptive Statistics with Multiply Imputed Data


From   "Engstrom, Malitta" <mve@uchicago.edu>
To   "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Obtaining Descriptive Statistics with Multiply Imputed Data
Date   Wed, 1 Jul 2009 14:28:42 -0500

Right--I saw this...Thanks for the reminder.  Again, I greatly appreciate the suggestions.

Thank you,
Malitta

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-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Richard Williams
Sent: Wednesday, July 01, 2009 3:23 PM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu; 'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'
Subject: RE: st: Obtaining Descriptive Statistics with Multiply Imputed Data

At 02:09 PM 7/1/2009, Engstrom, Malitta wrote:
>I really appreciate the responses I've received.  I used the mim 
>command with mean, proportion and reg as suggested below and it worked.

Just remember that -mean- and -reg- are giving you standard errors of 
the mean, not the standard deviation of x.  If you use -reg-, then 
Root MSE gives you the standard deviation (or at least it does when 
not using -mim-).


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