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Re: st: how to generate mean for a secquence of five year of a variable


From   Scott Merryman <scott.merryman@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: how to generate mean for a secquence of five year of a variable
Date   Fri, 6 May 2011 07:01:55 -0500

How about something like this:

webuse grunfeld,clear
tssmooth ma mean = invest, w(4,1,0)
replace mean = . if mod(_n,5) !=0
l, sepby(com)

Scott


On Fri, May 6, 2011 at 6:11 AM, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:
> Have you thought about ignoring what you don't want or replacing it with missing?
>
> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
>
> prakash singh
>
> Thanks Nick,
> Your suggestion did work but it is giving me five observation in place
> of one only.
> i.e. it is filling first four observation point with the mean value in
> stead of giving only one observation for var2 at cell number 5.
>
> On 5/5/11, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
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