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Re: st: Reshape --- it takes so *** long.


From   "Friedrich Huebler" <fhuebler@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Reshape --- it takes so *** long.
Date   Wed, 10 Oct 2007 09:24:39 -0400

Daniel,

You do not have to reshape the data. Go to measuredhs.com and download
the long form of the births recode file with one observation per
birth. The file format is called "flat data".

Friedrich

On 10/10/07, Daniel Wilde <dgw24@bath.ac.uk> wrote:
> All,
>
> I have created the following do file to create ten years of mortality data
> from each DHS survey. It works. But the reshape command takes ages -- like
> 15 mins --- on my version of STATA 8 on my IBM think pad laptop. Is there
> someway I can speed up the command?
>
> Thanks
>
> Daniel Wilde
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