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Re: st: select single observations with value closest to target value


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: select single observations with value closest to target value
Date   Fri, 9 Nov 2007 22:14:30 +0000 (GMT)

--- Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
Oops should be:

gen diff = age - 18
bysort ptno (diff): gen select = 1 if _n == 1


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