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st: RE: Random number generation in stata


From   "Maarten Buis" <M.Buis@fsw.vu.nl>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Random number generation in stata
Date   Wed, 8 Nov 2006 13:33:57 +0100

*--------- begin example ------
set seed 123456
clear
set obs 5
gen ob = _n
gen x1 = 1 + int(10*uniform())
gen x2 = 8 + int(8*uniform())
gen x3 = 10 + int(16*uniform())
list
*--------- end example -------



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--- Patrick Musonda wrote:
> for example 5 observation with three variables as
> shown below for random numbers 1 to 10, 8 to 15 
> and 10 to 25 respectively as shown below
> 
> ob    x1   x2     x3
> 1      3     12     21
> 2      9     8       18
> 3      0     10     11
> 4     10    10     25
> 5      4     14     19

 

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