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Re: st: RE: mode
Thank you Nick for your help. I am a little uncertain
as to what I do next. My variable is increase in wage
settlements occuring each year. I have done
. egen modeinc = mode (incres)
The variable modeinc appears on my variable list. I am
not sure what I do next. I have tried various things
but I do not appear to get the mode of this variable.
Doing it manually is out of the question as I have an
extremely large dataset.
I would be be grateful, if you would let me know,
references on how I obtain mode.
Thanks in advance
--- Nick Cox <email@example.com> wrote: > This
isn't a simple question at all. If your
> variable is discrete, two or more values may tie
> for mode. If your variable is continuous, how
> to define the mode is an open issue. Nevertheless,
> -search mode- points to an -egen- function =mode()-
> and a user-written command -modes-. From your
> the first may be closer to what you want.
> The Statalist FAQ contains advice on using -search-
> and other facilities.
> peter harper
> > I wondered
> > if anyone can tell me how do I obtain 'mode'(of
> > course, it is term like mean, median etc.) of a
> > variable for individual years. I have a dataset
> for 21
> > years.
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