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st: AW: drawnorm for discrete variables

From   "Martin Weiss" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: AW: drawnorm for discrete variables
Date   Fri, 30 Apr 2010 13:30:11 +0200


What do you want your _discrete_ normal variable to look like in theory? As

set obs 10000
gen mydiscrvar=irecode(rnormal(),-4,-3,-2,-1,0,1,2,3,4)
hist mydiscrvar


-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
[] Im Auftrag von Tyler Frazier
Gesendet: Freitag, 30. April 2010 12:50
Betreff: st: drawnorm for discrete variables

Whats the best way to drawnorm for discrete variables in stata -- for
example ethnicity, education, religion, occupation, etc...

Thank you,
Ty Frazier
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