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RE: st: Adding randomness to a variable


From   Red Owl <rh.redowl@liu.edu>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Adding randomness to a variable
Date   Mon, 21 Oct 2013 11:29:22 -0400

Owen,

See -help rnormal-.  The degree of variation is determined
by the SD in -rnormal(m,sd)- below.

gen var2 = var1 + rnormal(0,.5)


Red Owl
redowl@liu.edu

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Owen Gallupe <ogallupe@gmail.com> wrote:
>> is there any function that allows you to take an existing variable
and add a small degree of randomness to it?
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