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# Re: st: Average when -inrange()-

 From Joseph Monte To statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject Re: st: Average when -inrange()- Date Fri, 18 Nov 2011 09:14:08 +0000

```Thanks, Nick. I see what you mean.

sort group date2
gen count1=.
gen mean1=.
qui forval i = 1/`=_N'{
su price if group==group[`i'] &
inrange(date2,ninetydaysbefore[`i'],date1[`i'])
replace count1 = r(N) in `i'
replace mean1 = r(mean) in `i'
}

Joe

On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 8:48 AM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
> If -price- is never missing, using the -count- command is redundant,
> as r(N) from -summarize- gives the same count.
>
> Nick
>
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 8:30 AM, Joseph Monte <hmjc66@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks, Nick. I think I got it!
>>
>> sort group date2
>> gen count1=.
>> gen mean1=.
>> qui forval i = 1/`=_N'{
>>      count if group==group[`i'] &
>> inrange(date2,ninetydaysbefore[`i'],date1[`i'])
>>      replace count1 = r(N) in `i'
>>      summarize price if group==group[`i'] &
>> inrange(date2,ninetydaysbefore[`i'],date1[`i'])
>>      replace mean1 = r(mean) in `i'
>>      }
>>
>> Joe
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 11:33 PM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Just use the same -if- condition together with -summarize-. Same idea
>>> of initialising a variable before the loop and -replace- within the
>>> loop.
>>>
>>> Nick
>>>
>>> On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 10:06 PM, Joseph Monte <hmjc66@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Dear Statalisters,
>>>>
>>>> The code below gives me the number of observations (i.e. count1) when
>>>> "date2" occurs between two dates - "ninetydaysbefore" and "date1" -
>>>> based on "group". I also need the average of another variable called
>>>> "price" of the observations that are counted. I am not sure how to
>>>> incorporate it within the loop below.
>>>>
>>>> sort group date2
>>>> gen count1=.
>>>> qui forval i = 1/`=_N'{
>>>>    count if group==group[`i'] & inrange(date2,ninetydaysbefore[`i'],date1[`i'])
>>>>        replace count1 = r(N) in `i'
>>>>        }
>>>>
>>>> I am using Stata 12.
>>>>
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