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"Friedrich Huebler" <fhuebler@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

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Re: st: Loop over variables with svyset |

Date |
Tue, 18 Nov 2008 11:31:39 -0500 |

Daniel, Do the weight variables all have the same name, only the last two digits are different? Friedrich On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 11:26 AM, Daniel Schultz <schultzd@tcd.ie> wrote: > Hej stata user.... > > Maybe this question is too easy for you, but i am kicking it around > since a week ore so and couldn't find a proper solution. > > I have a dataset with 1200 variables of a survey. This survey was held > over a couple of years. What I want to do is extracting a codebook of > the dataset. > Therefore every variable should be tabbed according to their surveyweight. > The variable structure looks like this: > > Q0001_02 > Q0001_07 > Q0002_02 > Q0002_03 > Q0002_07 > etc. > > Were the extension _0X indicates the year and the Prefix Qaaaa > indicates the question number, which is the same over the years. > Since I need the tables afterwards in an extrenal program (LaTex) all > the Variables should be proceed in the correct order. > > The problem is, that not every question was asked in every year, that > I really need to change the survey weight after every variable for > the new variable, depending on the extension. I tried a lot, but > couldn't get a proper solution. > > For only one Variable the syntax should be as followed: > > svyset Q1170_02 *this is the weight variable > svy:tab Q0001_02 > > I tried to build a loop based on this, but all my tries didn't work. > Maybe one of you has an idea. That would be great. > > Best > Daniel * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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