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"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> |

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<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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st: AW: using vector notation to simplify coding |

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Tue, 11 Aug 2009 16:07:04 +0200 |

<> Welcome to the Stata community! Could you give a meaningful excerpt of your data, then? Your task sounds easily doable w/o explicitly resorting to vectors... HTH Martin -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Dan Waldo Gesendet: Dienstag, 11. August 2009 15:58 An: statalist Betreff: st: using vector notation to simplify coding Dear Statalist members, I have data in monthly expenditures in variables ing_1 through ing_6, and survey months in variables mes_1 through mes_6 (these vary from respondent to respondent). I wish to adjust the monthly expenditures for inflation, and I have deflation factors in variables def_1 through def_12. I am pretty accomplished in SAS, but only a novice in Stata. In SAS I would say: array def {12} def_1 - def_12; array ing {6} ing_1 - ing_6; array mes {6} mes_1 - mes_6; do t=1 to 6; month=mes{t}; ing{t}=ing{t}/def{month}; end; I have been searching unsuccessfully for the Stata analogue to this; I am sure it is written somewhere and I am just not using the best search terms. Will somebody please point me to the proper place? Thanks! __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com * * 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/ * * 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/

**References**:**st: using vector notation to simplify coding***From:*Dan Waldo <dan_waldo@yahoo.com>

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