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Re: st: collapse if at least X or more obs. per group are non-missing


From   Nick Winter <nw53@cornell.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: collapse if at least X or more obs. per group are non-missing
Date   Wed, 25 Aug 2004 10:49:56 -0400

At 09:03 PM 8/24/2004 +0200, you wrote:
collapse (count) GDP_N=GDP (mean) GDP_mea=GDP, by(sftgcode decade)
Keep in mind that stata allows only variable names with 8 characters (that's
why GDP_mea and not GDP_mean).
A friendly correction: Stata allows 32 character variable names, as of (I think) version 7. Certainly with version 8.

--Nick Winter


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