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Re: st: Averages for missing values


From   clinton.thompson@summitllc.us
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Averages for missing values
Date   Thu, 8 Sep 2005 13:54:21 -0700 (PDT)

perhaps this may work:

gen varnameAVE = varname
su varnameAVE, meanonly
replace varnameAVE=r(mean) if varname==.


hope this helps,
--clint


> Hello Statalist.
>
> Before I give myself carpal tunnel syndrome I might ask:
>
> Is there a command to replace missing values with averages?
>
> What I am currently doing is:
>
> generate varnameAVE=varname
> summarize varnameAVE
> replace varnameAVE=[here I use the mouse to copy from the results
> window to the command window] if varnameAVE==.
>
> Thanks
> Tina
>
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