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Re: st: Extreme data points


From   Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Extreme data points
Date   Tue, 7 Jun 2011 13:42:38 +0200

On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 12:56 PM, Achmed Aldai wrote:
> how can I drop the top 0,5% and bottom 0,5% observations of a variable?
> I have to do this for several variables.

This was just yesterday discussed on this list: The conclusion of that
discussion is that you should not do so.

-- Maarten

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