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Re: st: RE: Converting a continuous var into a binary var


From   Pancho Villa <panchovillainnyc@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Converting a continuous var into a binary var
Date   Tue, 7 Jul 2009 12:05:17 -0400

On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 9:35 AM, Nick Cox<n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:
> Not asking the question you really have is a pretty inefficient way to
> proceed.

... unless asking the question in full adds a lot of detail irrelevant
to finding a sufficiently good answer.

> That aside, the mechanics of how to do this have been thoroughly
> ventilated, but its meaning has not been.

Yes, I'm reading the column on *for*, which seems like written with me
in mind.  I'm one of those who've postponed learning about macros,
etc.

Thanks!

PV
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