help for ^summdate^

Summarizing date variable -------------------------

^summdate^ datevar [^if^ exp] [^in^ range] [weight]

Description -----------

^summdate^ (minimally) summarizes a numeric variable with a date format.

Remarks -------

^summarize^ ignores date formats, even with the ^format^ option. This command detects the date format of a date variable and uses it to report the mean, minimum and maximum. The number of observations and the standard deviation are reported as numbers.

Examples --------

. ^summdate date^

Acknowledgements ----------------

Fred Wolfe found a bug in an earlier version.

Author ------

Nicholas J. Cox, University of Durham, U.K. n.j.cox@@durham.ac.uk

Also see --------

On-line: help for @summarize@