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Re: st: On command "table": how to avoid blank cells after summation


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: On command "table": how to avoid blank cells after summation
Date   Sun, 27 Aug 2006 17:21:49 +0100 (BST)

The correct example should have been:
*------------begin example------------
sysuse auto, clear
collapse (sum) price mpg, by(rep78 foreign)
list
fillin rep78 foreign
list
*-------------end example-------------

--- Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

> --- "FUKUGAWA, N." <nfukugawa@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I compute summation of one variable as follows.
> > 
> > . table AREA YEAR, c(sum var1) by(CAT) format(%8.0f)
> > 
> >           | 1983  1984  1985  1986  1987  1988  1989  1990  1991
> >         1 |    4    32     7     6    17    44    46    34     5
> >         2 |                     10           8     2
> > 
> >         3 |               14     4                       7
> > 
> > 
> > By default, cell is left blank if no observation is found (for
> > instance, YEAR==1983 and AREA==2).
> > I would like to avoid blank cells in the table and have a table
> > as follows.
> > 
> >           | 1983  1984  1985  1986  1987  1988  1989  1990  1991
> >         1 |    4    32     7     6    17    44    46    34     5
> >         2 |    .     .     .    10     .     8     2     .     .
> >         3 |    .     .    14     4     .     .     .     7
> >                .
> > 
> 
> A combination of -collapse- and -fillin- might be helpful here, like
> in
> the example below:
> 
> *------------begin example------------
> sysuse auto, clear
> collapse price mpg
> list
> fillin rep78 foreign
> list
> *-------------end example-------------
> 
> HTH,
> Maarten
> 
> 
> 
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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