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From |
Laurie Molina <molinalaurie@gmail.com> |

To |
statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Sample: drawing the same "random" sample |

Date |
Tue, 12 Apr 2011 19:44:58 -0500 |

Thank you all very much! On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 2:15 PM, Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk> wrote: > --- On 4/12/11 2:02 PM, Laurie Molina wrote: >> > I am running random samples in stata 9 using the >> > command sample. If i close the program, open the >> > database again and then run the sample again, the >> > "random" sample is the same as the first time i >> > gave stata the instruction. >> > Is it really a random sample? Is it ok to use it to >> > make inference in to the population? What is the >> > algorith used to draw the sample? > > A very nice and detailed explanation was given last year on > this list by Bill Gould: > <http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2010-08/msg00834.html> > > Hope this helps, > Maarten > > -------------------------- > Maarten L. Buis > Institut fuer Soziologie > Universitaet Tuebingen > Wilhelmstrasse 36 > 72074 Tuebingen > Germany > > http://www.maartenbuis.nl > -------------------------- > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**Re: st: Sample: drawing the same "random" sample***From:*Richard Goldstein <richgold@ix.netcom.com>

**Re: st: Sample: drawing the same "random" sample***From:*Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>

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