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AW: st: AW: stack question?


From   "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   AW: st: AW: stack question?
Date   Sun, 15 Feb 2009 22:33:23 +0100

<> 
This has come up before
http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2002-09/msg00592.html
Be sure to check out the FAQ http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/, in
particular http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/data/reshape3.html



HTH
Martin


-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Arina Viseth
Gesendet: Sonntag, 15. Februar 2009 22:29
An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Betreff: Re: st: AW: stack question?

I looked at reshape, but for for some years, the data is not available, and
also for some indicator, some data is not available too. Unless this does
not matter?

Arina
---- Original message ----
>Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2009 22:23:57 +0100
>From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu (on behalf of "Martin Weiss"
<martin.weiss1@gmx.de>)
>Subject: st: AW: stack question?  
>To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
>
><> 
>
>
>
>*************
>help reshape
>*************
>
>
>
>HTH
>Martin
>
>-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Arina Viseth
>Gesendet: Sonntag, 15. Februar 2009 22:15
>An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>Betreff: st: stack question?
>
>Dear Statalist,
>
>Thank you very much for all of your suggestions on my encode question, I
>really appreciated your kind help - my variables have been back into
>numerical thanks to you. 
>
>I have another question and I was hoping you could help me on that too: I
>would like to stack some variables in my dataset but at the same time keep
>the rest of my variables - I am trying to code a loop for that but I can't
>seem to get it right. 
>
>I.e., currently, my dataset currently looks like the following (I have
about
>100 indices for 15 years and 200 countries): 
>
>Indice    Year   CountryA     CountryB   CountryC
>1         1995    .2          .a         .1
>1         1996    .36        .12        .45
>2         1997    .15        .26        .45
>2         1999    .22        .33        .11
>3         1995    .a          .22        .33
>
>My question is how could I stack my country variables under one column
named
>"Country"  by indice and year, and also have another column that would
>contain my values? 
>
>so I would have the following:
>
>Indice Year  Country    Values
>1      1995  countryA      .2
>'      1995  countryB      .a      
>'        '   countryC      .1
>'      1996  countryA
>'            countryB
>             countryC
>2      1997  countryA      .15
>'      1997  countryB      .26
>'
>3      1995  countryA      .a
>       1995  countryB      .22
>       1995  countryC      .33
>
>Thank you very much in advance for any suggestion, I would immensely
>appreciate your help again. 
>
>Arina
>
>
>
>
>---- Original message ----
>>Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2009 11:05:13 -0500
>>From: "Steichen, Thomas J." <SteichT@RJRT.com>  
>>Subject: RE: st: RE: data reorganization   
>>To: "'Arina Viseth'" <arina@UDel.Edu>
>>
>>   It's just another layer deeper...
>>
>>   qui gen newcountry = ""
>>   qui gen newindice = .
>>   qui gen newyear = ""
>>   local j = 1
>>   levelsof country, l(c)
>>   foreach co of local c {
>>     levelsof indice if country == "`co'", l(i)
>>     foreach index of local i {
>>       levelsof year if indice == `index' & country ==
>>   "`co'", l(yrs) s(", ")
>>       qui replace newcountry = "`co'" in `j'
>>       qui replace newindice = `index' in `j'
>>       qui replace newyear = "`yrs'" in `j'
>>       local j = `j' + 1
>>     }
>>   }
>>   -----------------------------------
>>   Thomas J. Steichen
>>   steicht@rjrt.com
>>   -----------------------------------
>>
>>   -----Original Message-----
>>   From: Arina Viseth [mailto:arina@UDel.Edu]
>>   Sent: Monday, February 09, 2009 10:42 AM
>>   To: Steichen, Thomas J.
>>   Subject: Re: st: RE: data reorganization
>>
>>   Dear Mr. Steichen,
>>
>>   I was wondering if you could please help me one more
>>   time. I would really appreciate your help once more.
>>   I have another column "Country", and I would like to
>>   do the exact same thing for each country.
>>
>>   i.e. instead of having
>>
>>   Country Indice Year
>>   A        1      1990
>>   A        1      1991
>>   B        2      1993
>>   B        3      1996
>>   B        3      1997
>>   C        1      1990
>>
>>   it would be:
>>   Country  Indice  Year
>>   A        1       1990,1991
>>   B        2       1993
>>   B        3       1996, 1997
>>   C        1       1990
>>
>>   I am very grateful for your precious help yesterday.
>>   Thank you very much in advance for your time.
>>
>>   Arina
>>
>>   ---- Original message ----
>>   >Date: Sat, 7 Feb 2009 18:44:26 -0500
>>   >From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu (on
>>   behalf of "Steichen, Thomas J." <SteichT@RJRT.com>)
>>   >Subject: st: RE: data reorganization
>>   >To: "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'"
>>   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
>>   >
>>   >I can't imagine a reason for wanting this but the
>>   following code will do so (but in new variables).
>>   >
>>   >levelsof indice, l(i)
>>   >qui gen newindice = .
>>   >qui gen newyear = ""
>>   >local j = 1
>>   >foreach index of local i {
>>   >  levelsof year if indice == `index', l(yrs) s(",
>>   ")
>>   >  qui replace newindice = `index' in `j'
>>   >  qui replace newyear = "`yrs'" in `j'
>>   >  local j = `j' + 1
>>   >}
>>   >
>>   >-----------------------------------
>>   >Thomas J. Steichen
>>   >steicht@rjrt.com
>>   >-----------------------------------
>>   >
>>   >-----Original Message-----
>>   >From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>>   [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On
>>   Behalf Of Arina Viseth
>>   >Sent: Saturday, February 07, 2009 6:08 PM
>>   >To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>>   >Subject: st: data reorganization
>>   >
>>   >Dear all,
>>   >
>>   >I have a question regarding how to re-organize my
>>   data on stata.
>>   >
>>   >Here is how the data currently looks:
>>   >
>>   >Indice Year
>>   >1      1990
>>   >1      1991
>>   >2      2000
>>   >2      2001
>>   >2      2003
>>   >3      1995
>>   >3      1996
>>   >4      2002
>>   >
>>   >Would it be possible to re-arrange the data so that
>>   I would have the following:
>>   >
>>   >Indice  Year
>>   >1       1990, 1991
>>   >2       2000, 2001, 2003
>>   >3       1995, 1996
>>   >4       2002
>>   >
>>   >
>>   >Any suggestion would be very much appreciated.
>>   Thank you in advance.
>>   >
>>   >Arina
>>   >
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