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RE: st: RE: Tabulation task


From   "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss@uni-tuebingen.de>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: Tabulation task
Date   Fri, 15 Aug 2008 10:59:39 +0200

Sounds like a problem for -destring- -tostring- -encode- -decode- to me...

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Serguei Kaniovski
Sent: Friday, August 15, 2008 10:45 AM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: RE: Tabulation task

The problem is that the VALUES of the variable Vote_id in second file 
are contained in the NAMES of the Vx varibales in the first file. And I 
cannot figure out how to work with this.

Serguei

Martin Weiss schrieb:
> Not sure whether I get this problem right: if there is a unique key that
> ties the person`s vote in the first file to the Vote _id in the second
file,
> then -merge- on the unique key and - tabulate- (-tab2-) afterwards.
>
> HTH 
> Martin
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Serguei
Kaniovski
> Sent: Friday, August 15, 2008 9:39 AM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: Tabulation task
>
> Hallo,
>
> I am stuck with the following tabulation tast. I have two datafiles. One 
> contains the following variables:
>
> Name, Country, V1, V2, V3, V4, ... large number
> where Vx signifies a persons vote on issue x (numeric, categorical)
>
> A second file contains the issue types (string) of each vote as follows:
>
> Vote_id, Vote_issue
> where Vote _id is numeric and corresponds to 1, 2, 3, 4, ..., Vote_issue 
> is a string decribing the voting issue.
>
> How can I read in the issue types and tabulate the V-variables by issue 
> and country?
>
> Thank you very much,
> Serguei
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