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RE: st: split a sample


From   Ebru Ozturk <ebru_0512@hotmail.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: split a sample
Date   Thu, 20 Dec 2012 21:00:36 +0200

Thank you Nick. After these commands, mysplit variable has been generated which seems a dummy variable. Mysplit is equal to 1 if the median value of weight is above the p50. Is that right?

Kind regards
Ebru

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> Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2012 17:12:28 +0000
> Subject: Re: st: split a sample
> From: njcoxstata@gmail.com
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>
> sysuse auto
> su weight, detail
> gen byte mysplit = cond(missing(weight), ., (weight >= r(p50)))
>
> Nick
>
> On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 4:56 PM, Ebru Ozturk <ebru_0512@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> > How do we split a sample according to a certain variable? I want to split the sample by using median value of a certain independent variable. Which command should I use?
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