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Re: st: RE: Reading multiple observations per line


From   Raphael Fraser <raphael.fraser@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Reading multiple observations per line
Date   Thu, 29 Sep 2005 17:56:29 -0500

Can it be done using a dictionary?

On 9/29/05, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:
> . infile str1 sex v1-v3 using fraser.dat
>
> This really is well covered by the online help.
>
> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
>
> Raphael Fraser
>
> > I would like to read a series of variables; group, x, y, and z, where
> > there are several sets of observations per line. Here are some sample
> > lines of data.
> >
> > T 12 22 1478 F 18 20 1278 F 13 28 1077
> > T 11 33 1789 T 17 29 1122 F 19 39 1557
> >
> > How can this be done? I tried using the dictionary but I don't know
> > how to tell Stata that the second observation starts at column 14 and
> > the third starts column 27.
>
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>


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Raphael A. Fraser, MSc
Assistant Lecturer in Biostatistics
Sickle Cell Unit
Tropical Medicine Research Institute
Faculty of Medical Sciences
University of the West Indies
Kingston
Jamaica

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