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RE: st: tabulation of comparison outcomes in -somersd-


From   Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: tabulation of comparison outcomes in -somersd-
Date   Thu, 21 Oct 2010 20:29:13 +0100

<sacrifice> 

Roger: Thanks for changing that name. However, you lost out on any future competition for the most bizarre-looking Stata program name in history. It sounds like a long drink going down a very thirsty throat. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Roger Newson

[...] 

As it happens, the original ancestor of -somersd- was called -lllgglgg-, 
and calculated output variables ll, lg, gl and gg, containing, 
respectively, in each observation, the number of other observations with 
a lesster X-value and a lesser Y-value, the number of observations with 
a lesser X-value and a greater Y-value, the number of observations with 
a greater X-value and a lesser Y-value, and the number of observations 
with a greater X-value and a greater Y-value. 

[...] 

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