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Re: st: random split


From   Richard Williams <Richard.A.Williams.5@ND.edu>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>, statalist <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: random split
Date   Mon, 13 Apr 2009 00:13:35 -0500

At 03:48 PM 4/12/2009, Galina Hayes wrote:
Hello everyone,
I want to randomly split a data set of 800 or so observations into two groups, with 1/3rd of observations in the first group and 2/3rds in the second group, and am blanking on how to do this. Can anyone help?
Thanks,
Galina

Besides the other suggestions, check out Nick Cox's -swor- command, available from SSC.


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