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RE: st: AW: Reshape and Changing Data


From   Gauri Khanna <gwkhanna@hotmail.com>
To   Stata List <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: AW: Reshape and Changing Data
Date   Sun, 21 Jun 2009 14:31:44 +0000

Thank you Martin; I tried your commands with a subsection of the data and then with the entire dataset and it worked! 
 
Many thanks, 
 
Gauri 

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> From: martin.weiss1@gmx.de
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: AW: Reshape and Changing Data
> Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2009 15:59:35 +0200
>
>
> <>
>
> Try this:
>
> *************
> clear*
>
> input Year str15 UN_Name Un_Code Sex Age15 Age20 Age25 Age80 str5(Reg6
> Reg14)
> 2005 Albania 8 1 500 466 453 150 Eur EurD
> 2006 Albania 8 1 550 500 498 160 Eur EurD
> 2010 Albania 8 1 600 567 542 165 Eur EurD
> 2005 Albania 8 2 400 395 350 140 Eur EurD
> 2006 Albania 8 2 498 445 390 121 Eur EurD
> 2010 Albania 8 2 534 500 486 133 Eur EurD
> 2005 Andorra 20 1 500 450 423 100 Eur EurC
> 2006 Andorra 20 1 534 480 420 110 Eur EurC
> end
>
> compress
> list, noobs
>
> reshape long Age, /*
> */ i( Un_Code Sex Year )/*
> */ j( popage )
>
> list, noobs /*
> */ sepby(Un_C Sex)
> *************
>
>
>
> HTH
> Martin
>
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Gauri Khanna
> Gesendet: Sonntag, 21. Juni 2009 15:41
> An: Stata List
> Betreff: st: Reshape and Changing Data
>
>
> Dear Stata List,
> I would like to –reshape- my data.
> Currently, my data is arranged such that the age-specific populations appear
> as one observation for each year and sex:
> Year UN_Name Un_Code Sex Age15 Age20 Age25……Age80 Reg6 Reg14
> 2005 Albania 8 1 500 466 453
> 150 Eur EurD
> 2006 Albania 8 1 550 500 498
> 160 Eur EurD
> 2010 Albania 8 1 600 567 542
> 165 Eur EurD
> 2005 Albania 8 2 400 395 350
> 140 Eur EurD
> 2006 Albania 8 2 498 445 390
> 121 Eur EurD
> 2010 Albania 8 2 534 500 486
> 133 Eur EurD
> 2005 Andorra 20 1 500 450 423 100
> Eur EurC
> 2006 Andorra 20 1 534 480 420 110
> Eur EurC
> ……
> I would like to reshape it so that for every year and sex, each age in the
> age-specific population is one observation and appears alongside the
> population number it represents to be as:
> Year UN_Name Un_Code Sex Age Pop Reg6 Reg14
> 2005 Albania 8 1 Age15 500 Eur EurD
> 2005 Albania 8 1 Age20 466 Eur EurD
> 2005 Albania 8 1 Age25 453 Eur EurD
> 2005 Albania 8 1 Age30 …….
> ..
> ..
> 2005 Albania 8 2 Age15 400 Eur EurD
> 2005 Albania 8 2 Age20 395 Eur EurD
> 2005 Albania 8 2 Age25 350 Eur EurD
> 2005 Albania 8 2 Age30 …… Eur EurD
> ..
> I tried to reshape my data when I ran into several errors + there is the
> added complication of creating a two new variables of « Age » and « Pop ».
>
> Will be grateful for your help.
>
> Regards,
> Gauri
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