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Re: st: generating cumulative sequence


From   Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: generating cumulative sequence
Date   Wed, 21 Mar 2012 09:52:04 +0100

On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 9:46 AM, Ivica Rubil wrote:
> How can I generate Var2 (see below), i.e. the cumulative sequence based
> on Var1? It seems an egen function can do the job, but which one? Or
> there's another solution?

You are looking for the -sum()- function, see -help sum()- and the
example below:

*------- begin example -----------
clear
input x
1
5
6
8
12
end

gen cumul = sum(x)
list
*------- end example ----------
(For more on examples I sent to the Statalist see:
http://www.maartenbuis.nl/example_faq )

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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Germany


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