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Re: st: Question about strate and stsplit


From   Shige Song <shigesong@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Question about strate and stsplit
Date   Thu, 11 Aug 2005 13:11:21 +0800

Hi Svend,

Non-integer duration is fine in continuous setting, but I am trying to
stsplit my data into single year record and do discrete-time model. It
is under this context that non-integer duration causes me some
problems.

Thanks for the suggestions. 

Shige

On 8/10/05, Svend Juul <SJ@soci.au.dk> wrote:
> Shige wrote
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Hi Svend,
> Thanks for the tip! I accidentally left the duration variable as
> float, which means that some individual experienced the even in .5
> year while others in .2 year. After rounding the variable, I
> eliminated all the abnormal values.
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Why is it that you would consider a non-integer duration abnormal?
> 
> Svend
> 
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