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Re: st: latest update of cut


From   jlinhart@stata.com (Jean Marie Linhart, StataCorp.)
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: latest update of cut
Date   Wed, 07 Aug 2002 17:05:23 -0500

Marcello Pagano <pagano@biostat.harvard.edu> writes:

> In my opinion this is terrible.  A missing value
> is a missing value is a missing value, and should
> remain so.

I've been convinced that this is the better interpretation of missing
for -egen, cut-.  Missing values will be mapped to missing; non
missing values larger than that of the largest value in -at- will map
to the largest value in the -at- list.

Expect to see this in the next ado update.

--Jean Marie
jlinhart@stata.com
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