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Re: st: sum() returns different results every time, why?


From   Johanna Jiménez <johannajimenezstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: sum() returns different results every time, why?
Date   Sun, 2 Aug 2009 03:55:38 -0400

Roy,

Thank you so much, I could fix the problem with "sort varlist,
stable". I didn't know that, but easy and helpful!

Johanna



On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 12:34 AM, Roy Wada<roywada@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> ... I sort household by income and define deciles with "xtile"
>> command. So, I think that the problem wouldn't be that exists another
>> identifier.
>
> Have you tried adding -stable- option to ALL your -sort- command?
>
> sort varlist, stable
>
> Roy
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