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Re: st: Random number


From   Ulrich Kohler <kohler@wzb.eu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Random number
Date   Thu, 08 Mar 2007 20:50:51 +0100

Nasreen Khan schrieb:
> Dear All,
>
> I need some help in figuring out the codes
>
> I want to assign a random number based on the values of two variables.
>
>
> My data set looks like this.
>
> ID       Minyear                      Maxyear
> Nancy     1993                        1994
> Ramon    1996                        1999
> Eva         1992                        1992

  gen ryear = int(uniform()*(maxyear-minyear+1)) + minyear


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