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

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<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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

Date |
Sat, 28 Nov 2009 13:04:01 +0100 |

<> If the equal frequency is really important to you: ******* clear* set obs 1500 local a 15 local b 86 gen age=`a'+int((`b'-`a'+1)*runiform()) sort age gen byte group=sum(mod(_n,100)==1) table group, contents(freq min age max age ) graph dot (mean) age (min) age (max) age, over(group) ******* HTH Martin -----Original Message----- From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Martin Weiss Sent: Samstag, 28. November 2009 12:45 To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject: st: RE: converting continuous var to ordinal with equal obs numbers per group <> " ...with equal number of observations per group" With integer cutpoints, the equal frequency part of your request is hard to comply with: ******* clear* set obs 1500 local a 15 local b 86 gen age=`a'+int((`b'-`a'+1)*runiform()) egen catage = cut(age), /* */ group(15) label table catage, /* */ c(freq min age max age) ******* HTH Martin -----Original Message----- From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Nikolaos Pandis Sent: Samstag, 28. November 2009 11:48 To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject: st: converting continuous var to ordinal with equal obs numbers per group Hi to all, 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. Many thanks, Nikolaos * * 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/ * * 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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