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st: an Egen command


From   Jet <lsj555@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: an Egen command
Date   Tue, 16 Feb 2010 04:01:44 -0500

Hi, I am using egen to create new variables. Basically, I want to recode a
continuous variable into two groups, below or above the mean. I tried this
command: egen var2=cut(var), at (0, mean, maximum). However, Stata turned
out the maximum to be the mean. Any suggestion? thanks.

Jet

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