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Re: st: Save results as a data file


From   cryan@binghamton.edu
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Save results as a data file
Date   Fri, 15 Sep 2006 16:35:38 -0400 (EDT)

I think this will work:

-collapse (count) X-

Don't type the hyphens.  That is Statalist convention for indicating Stata
code.

Then save your data *with a different file name*.  Simply saving it will
replace your original data (although Stata will warn you about this.)

--Chris Ryan



> Hi, everyone,
>
> As a new user, could any one show me how to save the results as a data
> file so that I can reuse it.
>
> Say, I have  a variable (x) with many levels in a file. I want to get
> the total count of each level in a file.
>
> The codes;
>
> Sort x;
> By x: count;
>
>
> Will produce the results on the screen, but I want it in a file like:
>
>
> X	N
> 1	5
> 2	10
> .....
>
>
>
> Thank you
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> Shihe Fan
> Epidemiologist
> Office of the MOH
> Public Health Division
> Suite 300, 10216 - 124 Street
> Edmonton AB T5N 4A3
> Phone:(780) 413-7742
> Fax: 	(780) 413-7950
> shihefan@cha.ab.ca
>
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