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RE: st: How to drop some Observation in Stata, if they are out of range?


From   "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: How to drop some Observation in Stata, if they are out of range?
Date   Tue, 23 Sep 2008 11:24:05 +0200

You are welcome :-) Seems bumbuminc contacted the three of us (Maarten, Neil
and me) off the list which is very bad practice as it promotes duplication
of effort and prevents the rest of world from enjoying our collective wisdom
:-)


HTH
Martin


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Neil Shephard
Sent: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 11:21 AM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: How to drop some Observation in Stata, if they are out of
range?

Martin Weiss wrote:
> In a similar vein, but shorter:
> ***********
> _pctile earnings, p(2.5 97.5)
> drop if earnings <r(r1) | earnings >r(r2)
> ***********
>   
Certainly useful to me, cheers for the pointer on -_pctile-

Neil

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