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


From   Joseph Wagner <joseph.wagner@wright.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: select single observations with value closest to target value
Date   Fri, 09 Nov 2007 17:44:01 -0500

That  abs-olultely nailed it!  Thanks Maarten and good night.

Maarten buis wrote:
--- Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
It's too late for me:
gen diff = abs(age - 18)
bysort ptno (diff): gen select = 1 if _n == 1


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