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Re: st: Re: How to merge individual records to groups in a large dataset, w/o using collapse
Thanks for your patience.
My Region6 has only one level, which is why I did not
answer directly. I was not sure what do you mean by
the levels of Region6. Region6 has only one level, but
many values (such as all the fips codes of counties).
--- Michael Blasnik <email@example.com>
> I think you misunderstood me. I didn't suggest
> doing one variable at a
> time, although that could be built into the loop too
> and may be a viable
> alternative overall. What I suggested was to
> analyze one category of
> group6 at a time within a loop and only using only
> the variables in the
> dataset that you need summary stats for (assuming
> rhere may be other
> variables in that large dataset that aren't needed
> for this task) . The
> entire process can be written into a do or ado file
> to automatically create
> the results dataset you want. You didn't bother
> answering my questions
> about how many levels there are in region6 and
> whether the variables you
> need could fit in memory using the largest region6
> category, so I won't
> bother showing you the code to automate it :)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Allon Crazy" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 27, 2007 9:13 AM
> Subject: Re: st: Re: How to merge individual records
> to groups in a large
> dataset, w/o using collapse
> > Thanks, Michael,
> > Region6 is a variable with a list of values. yes,
> > guess I can try to sum/mea/median one variable
> > time. Hopefully it works. In the meantime, if
> > is another command or command combinations that
> > me to accomplish the same task, it would be great.
> > Thanks again.
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