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Re: st: transposing data set


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: transposing data set
Date   Fri, 18 Jul 2008 19:34:39 +0100 (BST)

-reshape- is what you are looking for, see -help reshape-.

Hope this helps,
Maarten

--- Mike Hine <mhine@sprott.carleton.ca> wrote:

> Hello
> I am new to Stata and am trying to manipulate my data set so I can do
>  
> some multilevel analyses on it.
> 
> Currently, each record in the data set represents one participant's  
> results from an experiment.  Included in each record are some  
> participant level variables (personality measures, performance etc)  
> and some repeated measures (various state emotion variables from t1  
> through t6 among others)
> 
> Essentially I would like to re-organize the data set so that each  
> record represents a time period from the experiment.  So if I have
> 100  
> participants I would end up with 600 records.  I would like the  
> participant level variables replicated for each new t1 through t6  
> record per participant.
> 
> I perused the data management manual and saw xpose which seems like
> it  
> would be helpful but not a complete solution.
> 
> Thanks for any help you can provide.
> 
> Mike
> 
> 
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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