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st: RE: how to create a HLM dataset


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: how to create a HLM dataset
Date   Wed, 14 Sep 2005 10:35:57 +0100

You can use -egen, seq()- to set up a 
structure of identifiers. Recall that this 
was an answer to one of your previous questions. 

Alternatively, if you want to mimic the structure
of the USA, just borrow a real dataset with 
existing identifiers and then create your 
"random counts" according to whatever precise
recipe you have in mind. 

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

mzhang@nd.edu
 
> I want to create a dataset which has a hierarchical linear structure.
> for example, a structure of states, counties:
> 
> 50 states in total. For each state, create counties with 
> random county counts.
> Then for each county, create school districts with random counts.
> 
> Does anyone have any idea how to do this by stata?

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