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From   "Maarten Buis" <M.Buis@fsw.vu.nl>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE:
Date   Thu, 22 Jun 2006 17:02:33 +0200

The command is called -reshape-.
HTH,
Maarten

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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam 
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-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]On Behalf Of buddyb
Sent: donderdag 22 juni 2006 16:59
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: 

Hello everyone,

I am running STATA 8.  I am not sure what this
procedure is called, but this is what I am trying to
do:

For an example, I have 3 questions asking respondents
to rate how much they like various fruits (Orange,
Apple, Pear) on a scale of low med high.  So...I have
a data table similar to the following:


                Low        Medium       High
Q1. Orange


                Low        Medium       High
Q2. Apple


                Low        Medium       High
Q3. Pear


Now I would like to combine these 3 questions into a
new variable called Fruit that would look similar to:


Fruit         Low           Medium     High
     Orange
     Apple
     Pear

Is this possible or does it make sense?

Thanks,
Buddy


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