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Re: st: repeating first x values


From   Gabriel Nicolás Michelena <hmg@mrecic.gov.ar>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: repeating first x values
Date   Mon, 12 Sep 2011 14:55:21 -0300 (ART)

thanks a lot!

----- Mensaje original -----
De: "Nick Cox" <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
Para: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Enviados: Lunes, 12 de Septiembre 2011 13:04:19
Asunto: Re: st: repeating first x values

bysort id (alpha) : replace alpha = alpha[1]

will work with your example. See also

FAQ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Replacing missing
values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N. J.
Cox 2/03 How can I replace missing values with previous or
following nonmissing values?
http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/data/missing.html


2011/9/12 Gabriel Nicolás Michelena <hmg@mrecic.gov.ar>:

> I will be specifc. I have this dataset
>
>  alpha id id2
> .00474 1 1
> .00062 2 1
> .035085 3 1
> .035085 4 1
> .035665 5 1
>   . 1 2
>   . 2 2
>   . 3 2
>   . 4 2
>   . 5 2
>
>
> and i want to replace the missing values in alpha (in id2=2) repeating
> the values of variable alpha in id=1
>
> some clue how can i do it?
>

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