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

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<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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

Date |
Tue, 7 Jul 2009 00:14:14 +0200 |

<> So here is the code w/o line delimiters as I suspect they do cause problems for some list users. Beginners might also be disappointed when pasting these line delimiters interactively and getting error messages... ************* 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)' * get indicator y gen byte y=!(x<=`p10x' & z <= `p10z') replace y=2 if x>`p10x' & z < `p10z' replace y=3 if x>`p10x' & z > `p10z' * check su x z, det table y, c(min x max x min z max z freq) row ************* HTH Martin -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Pancho Villa Gesendet: Montag, 6. Juli 2009 22:32 An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Betreff: 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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