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RE: st: Winning and losing


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Winning and losing
Date   Fri, 21 Nov 2003 12:01:37 -0000

I've commented in another posting with a different 
solution. Note that this one can be streamlined 
a little. 

egen max = rmax(conpc, labpc, ldmpc, natpc, othpc)
foreach x in con lab ldm nat oth {
	gen `x'win = max == `x'pc 
}
drop max

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Matt Dobra
 
> Not that elegant, and might be problematic should the data 
> show a tie, but:
> 
> egen max=rmax(conpc, labpc, ldmpc, natpc, othpc)
> foreach x in con lab ldm nat oth {
> egen `x'win=diff(`x'pc max)
> recode `x'win (1=0) (0=1)
> }
> drop max

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