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RE: st: n-way tabulation

From   "Nick Cox" <>
To   <>
Subject   RE: st: n-way tabulation
Date   Tue, 1 Nov 2005 11:09:01 -0000

This is good technique, but also a 
re-invention of what is already provided 
by -contract, zero-. 

On the original question, see also -groups- 
from SSC. 


Joseph Coveney
> You can get the cross-tabulation counts by using
> preserve
> contract religion gender age ethnicity
> list, noobs separator(0)
> restore
> The cell counts are in the variable _freq.
> --------------------------------------------------------------
> ------------------
> I forgot to mention that, if you suspect that some cell 
> counts are zero
> (that is, if some combinations are not represented among the 
> original data)
> and if you want those listed, then you would make placeholders for the
> combinations by inserting a -fillin religion gender age 
> ethnicity- command
> after -contract-, fill in the missing values of _freq with zeroes, and
> then -sort- again before -list-.

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