Algorithm:

SD=Standard error * sqrt(N);

Reference:

http://handbook.cochrane.org/chapter_7/7_7_3_2_obtaining_standard_deviations_from_standard_errors_and.htm

QC: I checked the algorithm using SAS. The result was consistent with the algorithm (i.e., SD=standard error*sqrt(N)).

proc means data=sashelp.class mean std stderr n;

var height;

run;

ƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒ

Mean 62.3368421

SD 5.1270752

Stadard Error 1.1762317

N 19

ƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒƒ