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RE: st: converting continuous var to ordinal with equal obs numbers per group


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   stata list <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: converting continuous var to ordinal with equal obs numbers per group
Date   Sat, 28 Nov 2009 02:59:23 -0800 (PST)

--- Nikolaos Pandis wrote
> I  a continuous variable (age) with a range from 15-86 and around 1500
> observations. How could I convert it into an ordinal variable with equal
> number of observations per group, given that I would like to have around
> 15 groups.

egen catage = cut(age),  group(15)

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
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72074 Tuebingen
Germany

http://www.maartenbuis.nl
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