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From   Babigumira Ronnie <rutaremwa_rb@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Sorry
Date   Thu, 11 Jul 2002 09:08:40 -0700 (PDT)

Dear listers
Sorry foe multiple postings, my puter froze and I thought nothing had gone
through.

Roni
--- Babigumira Ronnie <rutaremwa_rb@yahoo.com> wrote:
> 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
> > 
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