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"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> |

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<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

Subject |
RE: st: RE: Converting a continuous var into a binary var |

Date |
Mon, 6 Jul 2009 22:38:57 +0200 |

<> Rquires only minor changes... *** clear* set obs 10000 gen x=rnormal() centile x, ce(10) local p10x=`r(c_1)' gen z=rnormal() centile z, ce(10) local p10z=`r(c_1)' gen y=cond(x<=`p10x' & z <= `p10z', /* */ 0, cond(x<=`p10x' & z > `p10z', 1, /* */ cond(x>`p10x' & z < `p10z',2,3/* */ )/* */ )/* */ ) ta y *** HTH Martin -----Original Message----- From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Pancho Villa Sent: Montag, 6. Juli 2009 22:32 To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject: Re: st: RE: Converting a continuous var into a binary var On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 4:15 PM, Martin Weiss<martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote: > > <> > > > Am I right that for y=2 the z value does not matter at all? That is what I > take away from your description of the problem... Oops, the last line was supposed to be: y = 3 if x > 10th percentile of x & z > 10th percentile of z * * 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/ * * 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/

**References**:**st: Converting a continuous var into a binary var***From:*Pancho Villa <panchovillainnyc@gmail.com>

**st: RE: Converting a continuous var into a binary var***From:*"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

**Re: st: RE: Converting a continuous var into a binary var***From:*Pancho Villa <panchovillainnyc@gmail.com>

**Re: st: RE: Converting a continuous var into a binary var***From:*Pancho Villa <panchovillainnyc@gmail.com>

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