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Re: st: Marking Levels of Categorical Variable


From   "Joseph Coveney" <jcoveney@bigplanet.com>
To   "Statalist" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Marking Levels of Categorical Variable
Date   Thu, 25 Sep 2008 11:57:18 +0900

bysort var: generate byte more_than_ten = _N >= 10

will work for the ABCDE example (N = 100), but
local N `=_N'
bysort var: generate byte more_than_ten = _N / `N' >= 0.1

is more general, like Friedrich Huebler showed.

Joseph Coveney


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