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st: RE: statalist-digest V4 #2403

From   "Stephen P. Jenkins" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: RE: statalist-digest V4 #2403
Date   Thu, 20 Jul 2006 09:13:53 +0100

> Date: 19 Jul 2006 15:43:20 +0100
> From: Dirk Nachbar <>
> Subject: st: program to calculate specific percentiles 
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> here is a program to calculate specific percentiles. 
> unfortunately it reports a 
> syntax error and I don't know why. 

-svylorenz- (available on SSC) may already do what you wish: look at
the list of saved results given in the help file.  -sumdist- (also on
SSC) reports quantiles also, but does not leave them behind in saved
results in its current version.   Have a look at -summarize, detail-
too for estimation of a (hard-wired) set of quantiles.

PS Dirk:  please read the Statalist FAQ about posting ascii/plain text
messages. (Your emails arrive with loads of extra junk.)  The FAQ also
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Professor Stephen P. Jenkins <>
Institute for Social and Economic Research
University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, U.K.
Tel: +44 1206 873374.  Fax: +44 1206 873151.  
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