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Babigumira Ronnie <rutaremwa_rb@yahoo.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: varlist |

Date |
Thu, 11 Jul 2002 09:04:59 -0700 (PDT) |

Hi Ken Higbee Thanks for the help, I will try to explain my problem to you using your example. Lets assume that a b and c are crops and we also know that they can take on a given set of values 1 2 3 4 5 8 9 10 (as such 6 7 and anything greater than 10 should be a problem and that's what I want to flash out) If we deal with them one by one Starting with a and going thru . egen ain = eqany(a), v(1/5 8/10) /*ain means a is in range*/ . list a if !ain /*all observations out of range*/ a 6. 6 7. 7 . . egen bin = eqany(b), v(1/5 8/10) . list b if !bin b 4. 6 5. 7 9. 11 10. 12 . . egen cin = eqany(c), v(1/5 8/10) . list c if !cin c 2. 6 3. 7 7. 11 8. 12 9. 13 10. 14 Now, here is my thinking, since a b and c take on the same range of values, instead of going thru the above, I thought that (as you suggested) . egen z = eqany(a b c) , v(1/5 8/10) should list all the a's b's and c's out of the range, however, this is what I get . egen z = eqany(a b c) , v(1/5 8/10) . list if !z a b c z Nothing is listed. So my question is that am I misusing the command? Thanks Roni --- khigbee@stata.com wrote: > Babigumira Ronnie <rutaremwa_rb@yahoo.com> asks: > > > I have 3 variables percr100 percr200 percr300 (perennial crops grown), > I > > know the range of these crops so I list illegal entries for percr100 > using > > > > egen perbc1 = eqany(percr100), v(-7 440/446 660/670 770/789) > > list houscode percr100 if !perbc1 > > > > then I look at the manual and eqany can be followed by varlist so > instead > > of doing the above for all the three, I > > > > egen perbc = eqany(percr100 percr200 percr300), v(-7 440/446 660/670 > > 770/789) > > list houscode percr100 percr200 percr300 if !perbc > > > > And the results are wrong, it appears that only the first variable was > > inspected. Did I just misinterpret eqany. In the event that I did > (very > > likely) whats the way out > > Can you show us an example of how the results were wrong? Here > is a simple example I ran that worked just fine. > > . set obs 10 > obs was 0, now 10 > > . gen a = _n > > . gen b = _n+2 > > . gen c = _n+4 > > . egen z = eqany(a b c) , values(1 4 9 12) > > . list > > a b c z > 1. 1 3 5 1 > 2. 2 4 6 1 > 3. 3 5 7 0 > 4. 4 6 8 1 > 5. 5 7 9 1 > 6. 6 8 10 0 > 7. 7 9 11 1 > 8. 8 10 12 1 > 9. 9 11 13 1 > 10. 10 12 14 1 > > Ken Higbee khigbee@stata.com > StataCorp 1-800-STATAPC > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Sign up for SBC Yahoo! Dial - First Month Free http://sbc.yahoo.com * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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