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st: RE: not repeating the 'if' command
The closest thing to the SPSS filter is perhaps something like the
keep if group==1
which you would then repeat for all levels of "group".
You can also try:
by group: tab sex
by group: tab race
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> I know that in SPSS there is way to set a filter for a series of
> using a 'do if' statement. Is there a way to do this in STATA? For
> example, I want to perform a large set of analyses on a set of groups
> (group == 1....group == 50). Do I have to continue to type if group
> after each command? ex:
> tab race if group == 1
> tab sex if group == 1
> tab race sex if group == 1
> tab race if group == 2
> tab sex if group == 2
> tab race sex if group == 2
> or, is there a way to globally set off group == 1 for all analyses
> command to globally set off group == 2 for all analyses, and so on...?
> The above code seems too cumbersome.
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