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"Kim Lyngby Mikkelsen (KLM)" <klm@arbejdsmiljoforskning.dk> |

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st: Re: replacing values in a variable with rowsums, aka "ereplace" |

Date |
Tue, 15 Jul 2008 09:43:12 +0200 |

If you have consecutive values, you should try to use -forvalue-, otherwise you could try to use -foreach-. If you have y=1, y=2, ..., y=n, you could try to do something like this forvalue n = 1/n { egen x_`n'=rowtotal (d1-d40) if y=`n' } gen x=. forvalue n = 1/n { replace x=x_`n' if y=`n' drop x_`n' } Rrgards Kim -----Oprindelig meddelelse----- Fra: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] På vegne af oreuter@emory.edu Sendt: 14. juli 2008 16:17 Til: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Emne: st: replacing values in a variable with rowsums, aka "ereplace" Dear Statlisters, I am searching for something that would do the equivalent of an 'ereplace'. I have a set variables for which I generated a -rowtotal- given some condition, e.g. (egen x=rowtotal (d1-d40) if y=1), but then I need to replace some values in that same variable (x) with a different -rowtotal- given a different condition. I dont know how else to explain it except to say that if there were an 'ereplace' command the next command would look like this: "ereplace" x=rowtotal(d2-d40) if y=2 In other words, I need to replace values in x with different sums of variables. I need to do this for a great many conditions so typing out the list of variables to be added for each condition would be a minor pain. Ora John Reuter Emory University Department of Political Science 327 Tarbutton Hall 1555 Dickey Drive Atlanta, GA 30322 Phone(Atlanta)-1-931-312-9132 Телефон (Пермь)-+89197154869 * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ Privileged, confidential or patient identifiable information may be contained in this message. This information is meant only for the use of the intended recipients. If you are not the intended recipient, or if the message has been addressed to you in error, do not read, disclose, reproduce, distribute, disseminate or otherwise use this transmission. Instead, please notify the sender by reply e-mail, and then destroy all copies of the message and any attachments. * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**Follow-Ups**:**st: RE: Re: replacing values in a variable with rowsums, aka "ereplace"***From:*"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

**References**:**st: replacing values in a variable with rowsums, aka "ereplace"***From:*"oreuter@emory.edu" <oreuter@emory.edu>

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