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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 12:44:12 -0500

What are these extra tricks you speak of?  I have 78 countries

> 
> Nick 
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> > [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]On Behalf Of 
> > jdubas@nd.edu
> > Sent: 25 March 2004 17:26
> > To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> > Subject: Re: st: RE: Data manipulation
> > 
> > 
> > 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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