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RE: st: Missing values and listing IDs


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Missing values and listing IDs
Date   Thu, 13 Nov 2008 13:32:56 -0000

No, it doesn't. The difference between variables x1 and x6 is quite
independent of where those variables occur in your dataset. See my
earlier posting which is explains that -missing(x1-x6)- is not an answer
to this question. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Neil Shephard

It depends on the -order- of variables in your data set.

Ashim Kapoor wrote:

> would missing(x1-x6) work? I have seen that sometimes.
   

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