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RE: st: automatic coding


From   "Patrick Sturgis" <p.sturgis@surrey.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: automatic coding
Date   Tue, 23 Mar 2004 22:56:47 -0000

I am truly flabbergasted at the usefulness of this forum. Thanks to both of
you,

Patrick

Dr Patrick Sturgis 
Department of Sociology 
University of Surrey 
Guildford 
GU2 7XH 
tel: +44 (0) 1483 686974 
fax: +44 (0) 1483 689551 
e-mail: p.sturgis@surrey.ac.uk 


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Dimitriy V.
Masterov
Sent: 23 March 2004 22:09
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: automatic coding

You might want to try this two step command.

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egen float z = group(sex class edulev), label lname(zlbl)
tab z, gen(dummy)

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Dimitriy Masterov


On Tue, 23 Mar 2004, Patrick Sturgis wrote:

> I would like to be able to produce a variable, or set of dummy variables
> whose values represent every cell of a multi-way table. E.g. if I have
> sex*class*educational level, I would automatically obtain a variable (or
> series of dummies) with values corresponding to every possible combination
> of values on these three variables. Is this possible in stata? Thanks
>
> Patrick
>
> Patrick Sturgis
> University of Surrey
>
>
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