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Re: st: Re: How to merge individual records to groups in a large dataset, w/o using collapse


From   Allon Crazy <allon_crazy@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Re: How to merge individual records to groups in a large dataset, w/o using collapse
Date   Tue, 27 Feb 2007 16:23:20 -0800 (PST)

Hi Michael,

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 <michael.blasnik@verizon.net>
wrote:

> 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 :)
> 
> Michael
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Allon Crazy" <allon_crazy@yahoo.com>
> To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
> 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,
> i
> > guess I can try to sum/mea/median one variable
> each
> > time. Hopefully it works. In the meantime, if
> there
> > is another command or command combinations that
> allow
> > me to accomplish the same task, it would be great.
> >
> > Thanks again.
> 
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