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Re: st: AW: How can I efficiently see which value of a categorical variable corresponds to which label


From   Eric Booth <ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: AW: How can I efficiently see which value of a categorical variable corresponds to which label
Date   Mon, 7 Dec 2009 06:33:14 -0600

>
>

-fre- (from ssc) is also useful for this task.  It gives you some control over how you list the variable values & labels and allows you to include some summary information and export the table.


~ Eric
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Eric A. Booth
Public Policy Research Institute
Texas A&M University
ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu
Office: +979.845.6754


On Dec 7, 2009, at 6:21 AM, Martin Weiss wrote:

> 
> <> 
> 
> You may also want to look at -codebook- and -inspect-. The Variables Manager
> in Stata 11 allows you to efficiently manage value labels, btw.
> 
> 
> 
> HTH
> Martin
> 
> 
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Jen Zhen
> Gesendet: Sonntag, 6. Dezember 2009 00:15
> An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Betreff: st: How can I efficiently see which value of a categorical variable
> corresponds to which label
> 
> Dear colleagues,
> 
> I have a probably basic question, but to which I could not find a
> satisfactory answer:
> 
> I have a categorical variable for which different values carry
> different labels, and I would like to see which value corresponds to
> which label.
> 
> Using the -tab varname- command, I can see all labels, and using -tab
> varname, nolabel- I can see all values, but since the list of possible
> values/labels is long, I'd like to see both at the same time. The only
> way I've been able to do this so far is to browse the variable, which
> however seems rather ineffiecient as well.
> 
> Is there a better command or tab option to do this?
> 
> Thanks,
> Jen
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