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Re: st: duplicating observations


From   "louis boakye-yiadom" <louisby@hotmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: duplicating observations
Date   Wed, 26 Apr 2006 14:51:35 +0000

Thanks, Clint and Richard. The -expand- command is useful, but it appears it doesn't permit the generation of different numbers of copies for different observations. I'm using version 8.2. Thanks.

Louis




try the -expand- command.
type -help expand- for more information...
--clint


> 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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