# st: Sorry

 From Babigumira Ronnie <[email protected]> To [email protected] Subject st: Sorry Date Thu, 11 Jul 2002 09:08:40 -0700 (PDT)

```Dear listers
Sorry foe multiple postings, my puter froze and I thought nothing had gone
through.

Roni
--- Babigumira Ronnie <[email protected]> wrote:
> Hi  Ken Higbee
> Thanks for the help, I will try to explain my problem to you using your
> example. Lets assume that a b and c are crops and we also know that they
> can take on a given set of values 1 2 3 4 5 8 9 10 (as such 6 7 and
> anything greater than 10 should be a problem and that's what I want to
> flash out)
>
> If we deal with them one by one
>
> Starting with a and going thru
>
> . egen ain = eqany(a),  v(1/5 8/10)   /*ain means a is in range*/
>
> . list a if !ain                      /*all observations out of range*/
>
>              a
>   6.         6
>   7.         7
>
> .
> . egen bin = eqany(b),  v(1/5 8/10)
>
> . list b if !bin
>
>              b
>   4.         6
>   5.         7
>   9.        11
>  10.        12
>
> .
> . egen cin = eqany(c),  v(1/5 8/10)
>
> . list c if !cin
>
>              c
>   2.         6
>   3.         7
>   7.        11
>   8.        12
>   9.        13
>  10.        14
>
> Now, here is my thinking, since a b and c take on the same range of
> values, instead of going thru the above, I thought that (as you
> suggested)
>
>
> . egen z = eqany(a b c) , v(1/5 8/10)
>
> should list all the a's b's and c's out of the range, however, this is
> what I get
>
> . egen z = eqany(a b c) , v(1/5 8/10)
>
> . list if !z
>
>              a          b          c         z
>
> Nothing is listed. So my question is that am I misusing the command?
>
> Thanks
>
> Roni
>
> --- [email protected] wrote:
> > Babigumira Ronnie <[email protected]> asks:
> >
> > > I have 3 variables percr100 percr200 percr300 (perennial crops
> grown),
> > I
> > > know the range of these crops so I list illegal entries for percr100
> > using
> > >
> > > egen perbc1 = eqany(percr100), v(-7 440/446 660/670 770/789)
> > > list houscode percr100 if !perbc1
> > >
> > > then I look at the manual and eqany can be followed by varlist so
> > > of doing the above for all the three, I
> > >
> > > egen perbc = eqany(percr100 percr200 percr300), v(-7 440/446 660/670
> > > 770/789)
> > > list houscode percr100 percr200 percr300 if !perbc
> > >
> > > And the results are wrong, it appears that only the first variable
> was
> > > inspected. Did I just misinterpret eqany. In the event that I did
> > (very
> > > likely) whats the way out
> >
> > Can you show us an example of how the results were wrong?  Here
> > is a simple example I ran that worked just fine.
> >
> >     . set obs 10
> >     obs was 0, now 10
> >
> >     . gen a = _n
> >
> >     . gen b = _n+2
> >
> >     . gen c = _n+4
> >
> >     . egen z = eqany(a b c) , values(1 4 9 12)
> >
> >     . list
> >
> >                  a          b          c         z
> >       1.         1          3          5         1
> >       2.         2          4          6         1
> >       3.         3          5          7         0
> >       4.         4          6          8         1
> >       5.         5          7          9         1
> >       6.         6          8         10         0
> >       7.         7          9         11         1
> >       8.         8         10         12         1
> >       9.         9         11         13         1
> >      10.        10         12         14         1
> >
> > Ken Higbee    [email protected]
> > StataCorp     1-800-STATAPC
> >
> > *
> > *   For searches and help try:
> > *   http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html
> > *   http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq
> > *   http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/
>
>
> __________________________________________________
> Do You Yahoo!?
> http://sbc.yahoo.com
> *
> *   For searches and help try:
> *   http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html
> *   http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq
> *   http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

__________________________________________________
Do You Yahoo!?
http://sbc.yahoo.com
*
*   For searches and help try:
*   http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html
*   http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq
*   http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/
```