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RE: st: RE: table of strings


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: table of strings
Date   Tue, 2 May 2006 23:10:32 +0100

Perhaps. But check out -groups- from SSC in any case. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Caleb Southworth
 
> On Tue, 2 May 2006, Nick Cox wrote:
> 
> :The question in turn is what belongs in
> :a "cell" of the table? -tabdisp- will
> :show you tables of strings, but if
> 
> I was too vague. Take these data:
> 
> . list union pol_ if pol_!=., str(30)
> 
>      +--------------------------------------------+
>      | union                              pol_dem |
>      |--------------------------------------------|
>   1. | bakery and confectionery worke..         1 |
>   2. | communications association; am..         2 |
>   3. | state, county and municipal wo..         2 |
>   9. | switch men                               1 |
>  11. | boot and shoe workers                    0 |
>      |--------------------------------------------|
>  12. | plate printers, die stampers a..         1 |
>  14. | glass bottle blowers                     1 |
>  15. | painters, decorators and paper..         0 |
>  16. | stove mounters                           1 |
>  18. | photo- engravers                         1 |
>      |--------------------------------------------|
>  19. | mechanics and foremen of naval..         1 |
>  22. | hatters, cap and millinery wor..         2 |
>  24. | laundry and dry cleaning                 1 |
>      +--------------------------------------------+
> 
> I want to make a table of unions (strings) by pol_id 
> (categorical var):
> 
> . tabdisp pol_dem if pol_dem!=., c(union)
> 
> --------------------------------
>   pol_dem |                union
> ----------+---------------------
>         0 | boot and shoe worker
>         1 | bakery and confectio
>         2 | communications assoc
> --------------------------------
> 
> Aside from a preference for the categorical variable being 
> the columns,
> "what belongs in a cell" is a list of all the cases (strings) for each
> category. That is, the information from
> 
> . by pol_: list union
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------
> -----------------
> -> pol_dem = 0
> 
>      +---------------------------------------+
>      |                                 union |
>      |---------------------------------------|
>   1. | painters, decorators and paperhangers |
>   2. |                 boot and shoe workers |
>      +---------------------------------------+
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------
> -----------------
> -> pol_dem = 1
> 
>      
> +-----------------------------------------------------------------+
>      |                                                        
>    union |
>      
> |-----------------------------------------------------------------|
>   1. | bakery and confectionery workers' international union; 
> american |
>   2. |                                                photo- 
> engravers |
>   3. |                                            glass 
> bottle blowers |
>   4. |                                                      
> switch men |
>   5. |             mechanics and foremen of naval shore 
> establishments |
>      
> |-----------------------------------------------------------------|
>   6. |                      plate printers, die stampers and 
> engravers |
>   7. |                                        laundry and dry 
> cleaning |
>   8. |                                                  stove 
> mounters |
>      
> +-----------------------------------------------------------------+
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------
> -----------------
> -> pol_dem = 2
> 
>      +--------------------------------------+
>      |                                union |
>      |--------------------------------------|
>   1. |  state, county and municipal workers |
>   2. | communications association; american |
>   3. |   hatters, cap and millinery workers |
>      +--------------------------------------+
> 
> Perhaps the answer is cut and paste.

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