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Re: st: RE: speeding up program
Wow, thanks Scott, that did it!! I love Stata!
Quoting Scott Merryman <email@example.com>:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:owner-
> > email@example.com] On Behalf Of Patricia Sourdin
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 7:27 PM
> > To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> > Subject: st: speeding up program
> > In other words, I have monthly salary data on each individual (memid) in
> > each
> > household(hhid). My data set has about 60,000 observations.
> > I have written the following command to sum salary across month for each
> > individual
> > by hhid memid,sort: egen quart_inc=sum(salary)
> > which works fine except then I have to get rid of all the duplicate totals
> > created for each individual.
> How about -collapse (sum) salary, by(hhid memid)-
> Hope this helps,
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