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Re: st: duplicating observations


From   SamL <saml@demog.berkeley.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: duplicating observations
Date   Wed, 26 Apr 2006 07:42:44 -0700 (PDT)

As some have said, you can use the -expand- command.  If you only need to
expand so you can estimate models, many models allow frequency weights,
which basically do the expansion on-the-fly during estimation.

Hope this helps.
Sam

On Wed, 26 Apr 2006, louis boakye-yiadom wrote:

> Dear All,
> Is there a Stata command for duplicating observations? I have a summarised
> dataset, in the sense that it is in a "frequency table" format, but I'm
> interested in converting it into individual level observations. So I reckon
> if there is a way of asking Stata to generate multiple copies of an
> observation, I would be able to have the data in the desired format. Any
> help will be appreciated. Thanks.
>
> Louis
>
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