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st: RE: RE: identifying even & odd numbers


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: RE: identifying even & odd numbers
Date   Tue, 30 Mar 2004 19:25:31 +0100

As a proof this would be fallacious. I'm guessing 
from context that -oldvar- consists of integers only. 

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

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]On Behalf Of Nick Cox
> Sent: 30 March 2004 19:17
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: RE: identifying even & odd numbers
> 
> 
> gen odd = mod(oldvar,2) 
> 
> Rationale: if the remainder on dividing -oldvar- by 
> 2 is 1, then -oldvar- is odd; otherwise it is even. 
> 
> Nick 
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> > [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]On Behalf Of 
> Danielle H.
> > Ferry
> > Sent: 30 March 2004 19:10
> > To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> > Subject: st: identifying even & odd numbers
> > 
> > 
> > Hi,
> > I apologize if this has been addressed previously. I haven't found 
> > anything in the archives, though I feel as though it surely must be 
> > there somewhere. I am wondering if there is a way to create a new 
> > variable that takes on a value if another variable is an even 
> > or an odd 
> > number. For example, can you do something like this:
> > ge newvar = 1 if oldvar is even
> > If this has made its way thru the list before, perhaps someone can 
> > suggest better search keywords for the archives? Thanks.
> > Danielle Ferry
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