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st: RE: Specification for a 1/0 variable with consecutive non-missing observations
This problem was solved. However,
an over-arching comment: keeping
time series as observations is
like running uphill. Can be done,
but much more exhausting than the
Unless there are special reasons
for this structure, consider
transposing your data.
> I have a time series for 40 years (40 continuos variables)
> and am trying to
> create a 1/0 variable that indicates 1 (for each row) if at
> least 20 variables
> in the series have consecutive non-missing values and 0 if
> this condition is
> not accomplished. I do have more than 20 non-missing values
> for most of the
> variables per row, but there are gaps (ie, missing values)
> between them. Thus I
> want to know how many fulfill the condition of 20 non-missing
> values in a road.
> Any clues as to how can I accomplish this with programming?
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