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Re: st: numeric storage type


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: numeric storage type
Date   Thu, 10 Jun 2010 01:52:21 -0700 (PDT)

--- On Thu, 10/6/10, elisabetta.segre@uniroma1.it wrote:
> The database I am working with (ECHP) presents a variable stored as 
> double, since it has more then 14 digits, and i want to generate its
> maximum.
>
> But once I use the command "egen mID=max(pID)"  it generates
> automatically a variable stored as float and so the last digits result
> changed.

Type: -egen double mID=max(pID)-

Hope this helps,
maarten

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Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen
Germany

http://www.maartenbuis.nl
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