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Re: Re:st: Re: Creating a column from point estimates across observations


From   "Sohini Sahu" <ss435568@albany.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: Re:st: Re: Creating a column from point estimates across observations
Date   Sat, 6 Jun 2009 17:45:41 -0400 (EDT)

OK, I am all set. It's finally working using the encode command! Thanks a
ton:)

S

> <>
>
> No, you don`t. -input- is just for illustration purposes. You turn your
> stringvars into numeric ones the way it is done at the end of the code
> via -encode-...
>
>
> HTH
> Martin
> _______________________
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sohini Sahu" <ss435568@albany.edu>
> To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
> Sent: Saturday, June 06, 2009 11:36 PM
> Subject: Re: Re:st: Re: Creating a column from point estimates across
> observations
>
>
>> My dataset is in .dta file. Do I still use the "input" command for that?
>>
>> S
>>
>>
>>> <>
>>>
>>> Let me illustrate the last point...
>>>
>>> **********
>>> clear*
>>>
>>> input  var1:mylabel str1 var2 , auto
>>> C C
>>> D D
>>> E E
>>> C C
>>> E E
>>> D D
>>> end
>>>
>>> compress
>>>
>>> //see the codes
>>> list, noobs nolabel
>>>
>>> //turn var2 into same format as var1
>>> encode var2, gen(var3)
>>>
>>> list, noobs nolabel
>>> **********
>>>
>>>
>>> HTH
>>> Martin
>>> _______________________
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
>>> To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
>>> Sent: Saturday, June 06, 2009 10:58 PM
>>> Subject: Re: Re:st: Re: Creating a column from point estimates across
>>> observations
>>>
>>>
>>>><>
>>>>
>>>> The -auto- option to-input- which accomplishes this feat is just a
>>>> shorthand version of -encode-. So use that and see whether -statsby-
>>>> works
>>>> properly then...
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> HTH
>>>> Martin
>>>> _______________________
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "Sohini Sahu" <ss435568@albany.edu>
>>>> To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
>>>> Sent: Saturday, June 06, 2009 10:48 PM
>>>> Subject: Re: Re:st: Re: Creating a column from point estimates across
>>>> observations
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> My original dataset contains millions of data. Is there a way to
>>>>> bypass
>>>>> the "input" command and use something else? Or should I switch to
>>>>> version
>>>>> 9 or 10 for this?
>>>>>
>>>>> S
>>>>>
>>>>>> <>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -help whatsnew- mentions that there was an issue with strings in
>>>>>> the -by-
>>>>>> option to -statsby- which were fixed between version 8 and 9. So
>>>>>> make
>>>>>> sure
>>>>>> you use my -input- command given earlier so that numeric codes get
>>>>>> passed
>>>>>> to
>>>>>> the -by- option...
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> HTH
>>>>>> Martin
>>>>>> _______________________
>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>> From: "Sohini Sahu" <ss435568@albany.edu>
>>>>>> To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
>>>>>> Sent: Saturday, June 06, 2009 10:19 PM
>>>>>> Subject: Re:st: Re: Creating a column from point estimates across
>>>>>> observations
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> This is so strange. I have added the clear option to my command but
>>>>>>> it
>>>>>>> still does not work :-(
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> statsby "regress score iq nutrit" _b, by(cid) clear
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> S
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