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Re: st: Doubt about frequencies

From   Richard Goldstein <>
Subject   Re: st: Doubt about frequencies
Date   Mon, 21 Jul 2003 11:03:15 -0400

look in either the manual or in the help 
system (under limits) to find the maximum
number of rows (or rows and columns) for
tabulate for your version of Stata


Rodrigo Briceņo wrote:
> Dear stata listers. I have tried to calculate some simple frequencies using
> the tabulate procedure in a database of hospital discharges of 276,608
> observations. Every time I ran the procedure I got the message "too many
> values". I decided to increase memory size from 32m until 258m with the set
> memory procedure, but still got no answer. I translate the data to SPSS and
> I found that there are 3992 different frequency values. Is there a way to
> calculate the frequencies in STATA avoiding the message "too many values"?
> I'm using Stata 7. Database has 52 variables and their size is 76 MB.
> Any help would be appreciated.  Thanks dear friends!
> Rodrigo Briceņo
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