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Re: st: RE: how to create a HLM dataset


From   mzhang@nd.edu
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: how to create a HLM dataset
Date   Wed, 14 Sep 2005 22:30:53 -0500

Nick, as for the first solution, can you give me more hint?
I do not know how to set up the structure identifiers.

Min


Quoting Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>:

> 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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