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st: RE: loop for creating my village dummies


From   "Rodrigo Alfaro A." <ralfaro@bcentral.cl>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: loop for creating my village dummies
Date   Wed, 14 May 2008 14:09:17 -0400

Hi,

You do not need to create dummies for that, check -areg-. For example: areg y x1 x2, a(vid). For more complex models you could use the prefix -xi- in your command. Finally, if you really want to have the dummies try: qui tab vid, g(dum). 

Rodrigo.

 

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De: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] En nombre de Nirina F
Enviado el: Miércoles, 14 de Mayo de 2008 01:46 p.m.
Para: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Asunto: st: loop for creating my village dummies

Hello,

In order to do village fixed effect, I would like to create dummy variables for each name of villages, I have 124 villages in string
format:
My total number of observations is: 3200

type:  string (str4)
unique values:  124

list vid in 1/5

    +---------+
    |    vid  |
    |---------|
 1. | V001 |
 2. | V001 |
 3. | V001 |
 4. | V001 |
 5. | V001 |
    +---------+

I am not sure how to do it.
Thank you very much in advance
nirina
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