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Re: st: Re: restricting the sample


From   "Clive Nicholas" <Clive.Nicholas@newcastle.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Re: restricting the sample
Date   Fri, 8 Oct 2004 03:00:02 +0100 (BST)

Kit Baum replied:

[...]

> In response to Clive's proposed solution, anything that _depends_ on
> observation numbers is IMHO a Very Bad Idea. All too easy to change
> those without realising it. Better to create
>
> gen byte zap = inlist(_n,10,100,250)
> reg whatever if !zap
>
> (for inlist(), Yet Another Useful Function that one uses with generate,
> whelp progfun)

Thanks for this, Kit. :)

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