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Re: st: RE: Data manipulation


From   jdubas@nd.edu
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Data manipulation
Date   Thu, 25 Mar 2004 12:26:00 -0500

The countries were listed as variable names in the original data set.  When I
stacked the data, I was left with only the stack variable, and the data stacked
with only one variable name.

Justin

Quoting Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>:

> Please tell us how country names were held originally. 
> 
> Nick 
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 
> 
> jdubas@nd.edu
> > 
> > I am trying to manipulate my data in the following way: after 
> > stacking my data
> > (and losing the data in memory), I am trying to recover the 
> > country name.  So
> > anytime the stack variable is 1 in the dataset, I want to 
> > input a string into
> > another variable called "country", when the stack variable is 
> > 2 in the dataset,
> > I want to input a different string in the "country" variable.
> 
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