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st: Re: Help on DIGDIS Syntax


From   Scott Graham <sdjgraham@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re: Help on DIGDIS Syntax
Date   Sun, 14 Feb 2010 20:30:55 -0400

Thanks for the reply.  The punctuation syntax suggestion worked.  Off to
muddle through the next transformation.

Scott

On 14 February 2010 09:00, Scott Graham <sdjgraham@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello:
>
> I am using Stata 9.2 Intercooled.  I am trying to use the DIGDIS ado from
> http://ideas.repec.org/c/boc/bocode/s456853.html.
>
> The data set has the following variables:
>
> licenceid (Licence number of a fisherman)
> totalkgs (the weight of the fish landed by the fisherman)
>
> I am trying to get the Benford distribution of the first digits of the
> variable totalkgs, and have that result saved into a new variable.
>
> The way that I am structuring the syntax is:
>
> digdis totalkgs, by(licenceid), generate(b1)
>
>
> My understanding is that I have to specify one "newvar" for each input
> variable.  I am new to Stata and I am not sure i have the syntax correct.
>
> Any thoughts?  Thanks,
>
> Scott
>

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