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Re: st: sample


From   Richard Williams <Richard.A.Williams.5@ND.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: sample
Date   Fri, 27 Jan 2006 14:53:35 -0500

At 02:34 PM 1/27/2006, Colin Cooke wrote:
When using the "sample" command is there any way to get stata save the
discarded observations into a file?
Thanks.
-C
Check out Nick Cox's -swor- command. Rather than discarding cases, it can optionally generate a variable coded 1 if in sample, 0 otherwise. You could then either use -if- statements to select only the sampled cases, or save different files, one for the sampled cases and another for the non-sampled cases.


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