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Re: st: Creating a variable with gaps


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Creating a variable with gaps
Date   Thu, 19 Mar 2009 09:14:03 +0000 (GMT)

--- On Thu, 19/3/09, Johan Hellstrom wrote:
> > For graphing purposes I need to create a
> > (filter-)variable that assign a value to
> > every 1.000 observation 

--- On Thu, 19/3/09, Maarten buis wrote: 
> gen byte filter = mod(_n, 1000) == 0

Nick wrote a Stata Tip on this type of use
of the -mod()- function:

Nicholas J. Cox (2007) "Stata Tip 43:
Remainders, Selection, Sequences, extractions:
Uses of the modulus" The Stata Journal 7(1):
143--145.
http://www.stata-journal.com/article.html?article=pr0031

--Maarten


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Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen
Germany

http://home.fsw.vu.nl/m.buis/
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