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RE: st: Benford's Law


From   "Steichen, Thomas J." <SteichT@rjrt.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Benford's Law
Date   Wed, 30 Nov 2005 10:03:50 -0500

Substitute a varname below...

gen str1 c1 = substr( ltrim( subinstr( subinstr(string( varname ),"."," ",1) ,"-"," ",1)) ,1,1)

> >Michael wrote:
> >Does anyone have an easy way to identify the leading digit for each 
> >entry in a diverse data set other than a series of 
> inequality filters?
> >--------------------------------------------------

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