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Re: st: - uniform() - random variable not uniformly distributed overinterval


From   Richard Williams <Richard.A.Williams.5@nd.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: - uniform() - random variable not uniformly distributed overinterval
Date   Wed, 09 Mar 2005 21:06:30 -0500

At 08:35 PM 3/9/2005 -0500, you wrote:
this is a follow up to that question. i have been trying to generate
integers instead of numbers distributed between 0 and 1. Anyone knows
the procedure to that problem?
You could do something like

set seed 45678
gen x = int( 1000*uniform() )

This would give you a range that went from 0 to 999. Note that values would not need to be unique.




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