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Re: st: n-way tabulation
Another possibility might be to use -xcontract- (downloadable from SSC),
which abbreviates Joseph's solution, as in
xcontract religion gender age ethnicity, list(, noobs separator(0))
The -xcontract- package can also produce an output dataset (or resultsset)
containing the table cells for future use, as in
xcontract religion gender age ethnicity, saving(mycells1, replace)
which creates a Stata dataset (or resultsset) in -mycells1.dta- with 1
observation per table cell. This resultsset can then be processed in any
way the user likes, to produce plots and tables.
I hope this helps.
At 13:48 01/11/2005, Bill Gould wrote:
Lawrence Hanser <firstname.lastname@example.org> asked
> Is it possible to do greater than two-way cross-tabulations? For
> example, if I have religion (10 categories), gender (2 categories),
> age (4 categories), and ethnicity (6 categories), is there a simple
> command to get the counts for each of the 480 cells?
Joseph Coveney <email@example.com> suggested
. contract religion gender age ethnicity
. list, noobs separator(0)
Anotehr possibility is
. table age ethnicity gender, by(religion)
-table- produces tabular output, which Lawrence may prefer. -table-, however,
does not generalize beyond 4-way tables, as Joseph's solution does.
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