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Philipp Rehm <philipp.rehm@gmx.de> |

To |
statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: how to save the result of percentile using summarize |

Date |
Sat, 20 Feb 2010 22:39:07 -0500 |

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Consider this example: sysuse auto, clear su price,detail di "** `r(p66)' **" list if price>r(p66)

sum price,detail ereturn list To access p66, you have several options, including the following two: (1) _pctile price, p(66) ret li di "*** `r(r1)' ***" (2) egen p66 = pctile(price), p(66) Type "help pctile" for more info. HTH, Philipp On 2/20/2010 10:22 PM, Nobuya Fukugawa wrote:

statalisters, is it possible to save the result of percentile other than listed below (e.g. 66th percentile) using "summarize"? ------example------- su y,detail list if y>r(p66) ------stata help copy------- Saved results summarize saves the following in r(): Scalars r(N) number of observations r(mean) mean r(skewness) skewness (detail only) r(min) minimum r(max) maximum r(sum_w) sum of the weights r(p1) 1st percentile (detail only) r(p5) 5th percentile (detail only) r(p10) 10th percentile (detail only) r(p25) 25th percentile (detail only) r(p50) 50th percentile (detail only) r(p75) 75th percentile (detail only) r(p90) 90th percentile (detail only) r(p95) 95th percentile (detail only) r(p99) 99th percentile (detail only) r(Var) variance r(kurtosis) kurtosis (detail only) r(sum) sum of variable r(sd) standard deviation thank you in advance. * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

* * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: how to save the result of percentile using summarize***From:*Nobuya Fukugawa <nfukugawa@gmail.com>

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