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st: RE: RE: counting subgroups in a large group
> I need to find the number of groups in a larger group: the
> number of *sections
> in a *course. Of course, I can do this:
> sort course
> by course: tabulate sections
> One would then count the sections by eyeballing them in
> the tabulation, but
> in my data, a course can have many many sections.
> The conceptual idea would be analgous to this fantasy coding:
> by course: codebook section
Sounds the same question as Jennifer Earl
on 1 June. She was also into code fantasies.
On your last detail, you can do this without anyone writing
separate section, by(course)
Otherwise please consult the archives for answers to Jennifer's
question from Scott Merryman and myself (somewhat overlapping:
I didn't see Scott's message at first in a string of spams).
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