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st: RE: Stata stuck in loop with -rndpoi-?


From   "Karen Wright" <Karen.Wright@icr.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Stata stuck in loop with -rndpoi-?
Date   Thu, 13 May 2010 15:04:12 +0100

Unfortunately my IT department has a problem with letting us upgrade Stata, they have to perform it and do not want to - which is why I was trying to do it without the ugrade.  Thank you, I shall just have to pester them again!

Thanks Martin,
Karen

>>> "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> 13/05/2010 14:59:48 >>>

<>

You could just upgrade for free to Stata 10.1, and use the -rpoisson()-
function...


HTH
Martin

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu 
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Karen Wright
Sent: Donnerstag, 13. Mai 2010 15:29
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu 
Subject: st: Stata stuck in loop with -rndpoi-?

I am attempting to generate 10000 random number based on a poisson
distribution with mean from my data, using -rndpoi- (from ssc).
I seem to encounter a problem when the mean is greater than 700.  Would
anyone be able to help me, either with an alternative method of producing
the figures I need, or what I am currently doing wrong?

************************

*this works:
rndpoi 10000 694.5
*this doesn't:
rndpoi 10000 710
 
************************
I am currently using Stata 10.0 on Windows. 
Thank you,
Karen


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