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Re: st: need a quick count


From   clinton.thompson@summitllc.us
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: need a quick count
Date   Mon, 10 Oct 2005 16:47:20 -0700 (PDT)

are you simply seeking the number of unique values within said categorical
variable??  if so,
-codebook varname- may get you there...
hope this helps...
--clint


> Hi Statalisters:
>
> I have a categorical variable with an unknown number of categories
> because there are so many (hundreds) of categories. I can't figure out a
> way to get a quick count of the total number of categories for this
> variable- but there must be a way to obtain this information. Sum, list,
> tab, and prop don't work.
>
> Am I missing something??
>
> Thanks!
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