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Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com> |

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Re: st: random draw of single variable, not whole data |

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Thu, 26 Feb 2009 14:19:52 -0500 |

Antoine Terracol <terracol@univ-paris1.fr>: Except the poster wanted resampling with replacement, so you need to generate a random obs to draw from (for each obs) from the integers 1 to N (not simply randomize the order of obs). Look in bsample.ado for a "fast method for resample of size _N" On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 2:12 PM, Antoine Terracol <terracol@univ-paris1.fr> wrote: > In addition to -bsample- and -merge-, another solution is: > > clear > set obs 10 > g x=rnormal() > g rnd=uniform() > egen rank=rank(rnd) > g y=x[rank] > li > drop rank > > > Antoine > > Florian Wakolbinger wrote: >> >> Dear all, >> >> is it possible to randomly draw numbers out of a variable x and write it >> into another variable y >> >> i.e. if >> >> x >> 1 >> 2 >> 3 >> 4 >> 5 >> >> then y could be, for instance >> >> y >> 3 >> 5 >> 3 >> 2 >> 4 >> >> all numbers in y are randomly drawn from x. how is it possible to >> construct such a variable y in stata? >> >> thanks, and kind regards >> florian >> * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: st: random draw of single variable, not whole data***From:*Antoine Terracol <terracol@univ-paris1.fr>

**References**:**st: random draw of single variable, not whole data***From:*Florian Wakolbinger <wakolbinger@drei-e.at>

**Re: st: random draw of single variable, not whole data***From:*Antoine Terracol <terracol@univ-paris1.fr>

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