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Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

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Re: st: random draw of single variable, not whole data |

Date |
Thu, 26 Feb 2009 14:35:12 -0500 |

Just for the sake of preserving threads: clear set obs 10 g x=rnormal() g y = x[ceil(_N*uniform())] list On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 2:31 PM, Antoine Terracol <terracol@univ-paris1.fr> wrote: > You're correct. > > building on Jeph's solution: > > clear > set obs 10 > g x=rnormal() > g y=x[int(_N*uniform())+1] > li > > > Antoine > > > Austin Nichols wrote: >> >> Antoine Terracol <terracol@univ-paris1.fr>: >> Except the poster wanted resampling with replacement, so you need to >> generate a random obs to draw from (for each obs) from the integers 1 >> to N (not simply randomize the order of obs). Look in bsample.ado for >> a "fast method for resample of size _N" >> >> On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 2:12 PM, Antoine Terracol >> <terracol@univ-paris1.fr> wrote: >>> >>> In addition to -bsample- and -merge-, another solution is: >>> >>> clear >>> set obs 10 >>> g x=rnormal() >>> g rnd=uniform() >>> egen rank=rank(rnd) >>> g y=x[rank] >>> li >>> drop rank >>> >>> >>> Antoine >>> >>> Florian Wakolbinger wrote: >>>> >>>> Dear all, >>>> >>>> is it possible to randomly draw numbers out of a variable x and write it >>>> into another variable y >>>> >>>> i.e. if >>>> >>>> x >>>> 1 >>>> 2 >>>> 3 >>>> 4 >>>> 5 >>>> >>>> then y could be, for instance >>>> >>>> y >>>> 3 >>>> 5 >>>> 3 >>>> 2 >>>> 4 >>>> >>>> all numbers in y are randomly drawn from x. how is it possible to >>>> construct such a variable y in stata? >>>> >>>> thanks, and kind regards >>>> florian >>>> >> * >> * For searches and help try: >> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >> > > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: random draw of single variable, not whole data***From:*Florian Wakolbinger <wakolbinger@drei-e.at>

**Re: st: random draw of single variable, not whole data***From:*Antoine Terracol <terracol@univ-paris1.fr>

**Re: st: random draw of single variable, not whole data***From:*Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com>

**Re: st: random draw of single variable, not whole data***From:*Antoine Terracol <terracol@univ-paris1.fr>

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