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Re: st: AW: drawnorm for discrete variables


From   Tyler Frazier <tyfrazier@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: AW: drawnorm for discrete variables
Date   Fri, 30 Apr 2010 13:37:57 +0200

I want the output to look like this

drawnorm x y z, n (200000) corr(c) sds(s) means(m)

but a number of the variables are discrete, and sex is also there

c is the correlation matrix of the 15 or so variables from a
metropolitan area in a large african city

thanks,
Ty


On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 1:30 PM, Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote:
>
> <>
>
>
> What do you want your _discrete_ normal variable to look like in theory? As
> in:
>
>
> *****
> clear*
> set obs 10000
> gen mydiscrvar=irecode(rnormal(),-4,-3,-2,-1,0,1,2,3,4)
> hist mydiscrvar
> *****
>
>
>
> HTH
> Martin
>
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Tyler Frazier
> Gesendet: Freitag, 30. April 2010 12:50
> An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> 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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