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st: sum


From   Dirk Nachbar <Dirk.Nachbar@dwp.gsi.gov.uk>
To   statalist <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: sum
Date   31 Oct 2005 16:22:33 Z

hi

I want to assign a dummy if the id (1,2,...13000) is smaller than a threshold (5000) from another dummy

gen memberh=(id<=sum(member))

But it doesn't work for some reason, it seems sum(member) is always 1, but why?

Dirk Nachbar

Assistant Economist

Pensim2

Department for Work and Pensions

Level 4, The Adelphi

1-11 John Adam St

WC2N 6HT London

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