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Re: st: Teething troubles in using -gen, mod()-


From   "Clive Nicholas" <Clive.Nicholas@newcastle.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Teething troubles in using -gen, mod()-
Date   Wed, 2 Feb 2005 23:42:14 -0000 (GMT)

Jean Ries replied:

> I think you should sort your data by id after expanding. In fact, the
> observations created by -expand- are added to the end of the data set.
> Try this:
>
> . expand 5
> . sort id
> . gen alt = mod(_n,5)

That sorted it (if you'll excuse the pun). Ta very much!

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