# RE: st: RE: n-1 variable continuously (dont' work)

 From "Nick Cox" <[email protected]> To <[email protected]> Subject RE: st: RE: n-1 variable continuously (dont' work) Date Sun, 28 Jan 2007 18:00:09 -0000

```Sorry for a typo. Otherwise the solution to this different
problem is tacit in my reply.

by pid : gen work7 = emplo == 7 & work[8] != 1

Nick
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> > The length of study is 8 years. If the
> > period of work was 7 years without a
> > break, then there are only two possibilities:
> > the person did not work in the first year
> > or the person did not work in the last year.
>
> YES I WANT ONLY 1 POSSIBILITY NOT WORK LAST YEAR
>
> > by pid : egen emplo = count(work == 1)
> > by pid : gen work7 = count == 7 & (work[1] != 1 | work[8] != 1)
>
> I PUT EMPLO TO PLACE COUNT==7 (I don't have results if I put count==7)
>
> but don't work. Because when I tab work7 I have obs in the wave 8
> (work7==1), and is not correct in the wave 8 I want only work7==0.
> my squence is 11111110
>
> thank you very much
>
> > Nick
> > [email protected]
> >
> > [email protected]
> >
> >> I have a question about how calculate the number of years
> >> work continuously.
> >> I have a panel of 8 year and I want calculated the person how
> >> has work
> >> for 7 years no stop. (1111110)
> >> I used this procedure:
> >> by pid : egen emplo=count(work==1)
> >> here work is=1 if work. after I did the tab emplo and I have
> >> the table
> >> for 8 years.
> >> but there aredifferente sequence how 0111111, or 1011111 ecc and I
> >> want only 1111110.
> >>
> >> for ex: 1011111 but is incorrect
> >> pid   emplo wave  work
> >> 1         7  1    1
> >> 1         7   3    1
> >> 1         7    4   1
> >
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