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st: RE: concordance


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: concordance
Date   Thu, 17 Feb 2005 11:52:05 -0000

You could do it using random draws e.g. 

gen a = . 
...
replace a = cond(uniform() < 0.5, 1, 2) if b == 10 
... 

I don't know if that's quite what you want. I guess
there's a typo in your last sentence in any case. 

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

Karen Jackson

> I have a concordance (for a large number of codes) that has a 
> structure 
> something like this:
> 
> CATEGORY A          CATEGORY B
> 
> 1                   10
>                     20
>                     30
>                     40
> -------------------------------
> 
> 2                   10
>                     50
>                     60
> 
> -------------------------------
> 
> I have values corresponding to each CATEGORY B code and want 
> to aggregate 
> these into CATEGORY A codes. My problem is that when the code 
> appears in 
> both CATEGORY A and CATEGORY B, as in the of CATEGORY B code 
> "10", I wish 
> to add only 50% of "10" into CATEGORY A code "1" and 50% into 
> CATEGORY B 
> code "2". Any ideas?

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