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Re: st: tmap and point counts per spatial area


From   "Friedrich Huebler" <fhuebler@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: tmap and point counts per spatial area
Date   Tue, 14 Oct 2008 00:12:01 -0400

Andre,

Before you invest time learning -tmap-, install -spmap-, an update to
-tmap- by the same author, Maurizio Pisati.

. ssc d spmap

The help file is very detailed. You can also search Google for "spmap"
to find sites with documentation.

Friedrich

On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 9:36 PM, Andre Duszynski <a.duszynski@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I've stumbled across tmap as an option for thematic mapping but am
> wondering to what extent can spatial joins be undertaken within Stata
> - i'm currently using MapInfo to do these before bringing the data
> back into Stata 10.
>
> Is it possible to import spatial regions (import polygons through
> mif2data; MapInfo Australian census statistical collection districts)
> and a related .dta which contains geocoded clinical information (point
> data; individual summary records with lats and longs), and then use
> Stata to undertake a count of points per region?
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