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Michael McCulloch <mm@pinest.org> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

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Re: st: AW: creating two groups with identical distribution of one variable |

Date |
Wed, 14 Oct 2009 13:56:47 -0700 |

Sorry Martin, yes I intended to say equal to each other, as in: "I'm seeking some guidance on how to create variable newgroup, such that newgroup A and B will be equal to each other in age distribution." On Oct 14, 2009, at 1:46 PM, Martin Weiss wrote: > > <> > > " such that newgroup A and B will have equal age distribution" > > > > What do you mean? "Equal" to what? To each other or to groups "1" > and "2"? > > > > HTH > Martin > > > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- > Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Michael > McCulloch > Gesendet: Mittwoch, 14. Oktober 2009 22:41 > An: Statalist Statalist > Betreff: st: creating two groups with identical distribution of one > variable > > Hello Statalist folks, > Using the following simulation, I create two groups: #1 = mean age 50, > #2 = mean age 60. > I'm seeking some guidance on how to create variable newgroup, such > that newgroup A and B will have equal age distribution. > > clear > set obs 1000 > gen group=1 > replace group=2 in 501/1000 > gen id=_n > set seed 12358 > gen age = 50+10 * invnorm(uniform()) if group==1 > replace age = 60+10 * invnorm(uniform()) if group==2 > hist age, by(group) > > > > Michael McCulloch > Pine Street Foundation > 124 Pine Street > San Anselmo, CA 94960-2674 > tel: 415-407-1357 > fax: 206-338-2391 > mm@pinestreetfoundation.org > > > > > > > * > * 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/ Michael McCulloch Pine Street Foundation 124 Pine Street San Anselmo, CA 94960-2674 tel: 415-407-1357 fax: 206-338-2391 mm@pinestreetfoundation.org * * 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/

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