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AW: st: add new record for individual in dataset


From   "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   AW: st: add new record for individual in dataset
Date   Wed, 28 Oct 2009 13:08:38 +0100

<> 

Stata probably won`t like the line "bys id : replace begin[2]=end[1]" and
complain that "weights (are) not allowed"...



HTH
Martin


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[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Jeph Herrin
Gesendet: Mittwoch, 28. Oktober 2009 13:08
An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Betreff: Re: st: add new record for individual in dataset


Try

   expand 2
   bys id : replace begin[2]=end[1]
   bys id (begin) : replace end[2]=.
   bys id (begin) : replace cens[2]=1

hth,
Jeph


Marcus Casey wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Does anyone know how I can add a new record for an id in a long form  
> dataset?
> Specifically , I have a dataset with the following structure
> 
> id	begin 	end		cens
> 1	1997	2006	   0
> 2 	1997	2003	   0
> 3	1997	2004	   0
> 3	2004	2007          0
> 4	1997	2006	   0
> 
> and I want to add an additional record for each id in the following  
> manner
> 
> id	begin	end		cens
> 1	1997	2006	    0
> 1	2006	   .		    1	
> 2  	1997	2003           0
> 2      2003	    .   	    1
> 3	1997	2004   	    0
> 3	2004	2007	    0
> 3	2007          .		    1
> 4	1997	2006	    0
> 4	2006	   .		    1
> 
> 
> Thanks in advance
> 
> Regards,
> Marcus
> 
> 
> 
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