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Re: st: multiple observations


From   "fjc fjc" <fjc120@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: multiple observations
Date   Mon, 8 Sep 2008 09:14:32 -0300

You can also try:

gen newid = .
bysort id: replace newid = 1 if _n == _N

Francisco.

On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 8:35 AM, fjc fjc <fjc120@gmail.com> wrote:
> Check help egen tag
>
> Francisco.
>
> On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 7:05 AM, Diddy Antai <diddy.antai@ki.se> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>     Could you help me with the command that creates a new
>> variable "newid" that is 1 for the last observation for each
>> individual and missing otherwise.
>>
>> I have a dataset with multiple observations (mothers), and I want to
>> create a variable with each mother appearing once irrespective of the
>> number of children she has.
>> Thank you
>>
>> D
>>
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