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st: RE: Re: A problem with egen??


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Re: A problem with egen??
Date   Wed, 4 May 2005 00:50:46 +0100

This isn't the problem. Underneath 
the different syntax, these have
identical effects, setting aside 
side-effects on sort order. 

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

George M Hoffman MD
 
> you are repeating the egen on the whole sample, as you found out.
> you want to have the 'by' as a modifier of egen. 
> try:
> egen X_5 = pct(X), by(country)
> 

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