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st: FW: Urgent: Stored Data after the calculation


From   "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: FW: Urgent: Stored Data after the calculation
Date   Sun, 28 Mar 2010 16:02:07 +0200

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Try this, and switch your mail program to text only... All of this is
discussed in [U], sect. 13.7...

*******
clear*

input str7 Cohort int(Tot08 Tot09 A08)
"Group 1"   48        66     17
"Group 2"   10        3      0         
"Group 3"   3         4      2 
"Group 4"   1         0      0 
"Group 5"   3         8      0 
"Group 6"   0        31      0 
"Group 7"   266      245    181
end

gen A09=round((A08/Tot08)*Tot09)

list, noo

di in r "First value of A09: " A09[1]
di in r "Second value of A09: " A09[2]
di in r "Double the first value of A09: " 2*A09[1]

*store second value in a -local-
local second=A09[2]
di in r `second'
*******


HTH
Martin

From: keeler james [mailto:keelercalchas@hotmail.com] 
Sent: Sonntag, 28. März 2010 15:10
To: martin.weiss1@gmx.de; statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: FW: Urgent: Stored Data after the calculation

Hi Martin, 

Thanks for the prompt response.

The message attached is my original request, which got bounced back:

For Group1, the calculated value for A09 is 23.4; for Group2, the calculated
value is 0 and so on for the rest of the groups. But how can I reuse 23.4
(Group 1, A09) in one specific (further) calculation and 0 (Group2, A09) in
a separate (further) calculation?

I think it should be quite easy, but I just don't know how to do that. 

Calchas
________________________________________
From: keelercalchas@hotmail.com
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: FW: Urgent: Stored Data after the calculation
Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2010 00:06:41 +0000

Dear Statalist,
 
I have the following table with column "A09" needed to be calculated.

Cohort    Tot08    Tot09    A08    A09

Group 1    48        66     17      ?
Group 2    10        3      0       ?        
Group 3    3         4      2       ?
Group 4    1         0      0       ?
Group 5    3         8      0       ?
Group 6    0        31      0       ?
Group 7    266      245    181      ?
 
I use the command:
 
gen A09=round((A08/Tot08)*Tot09)
 
This will work well for the missing column "A09", but how can I reuse the
calculated numbers to do further calculations?
 
I know it is something relating to the command of stored data, i.e.:
 
local missing=r(N)
 
but this is only for a scalar value, what about saving and reusing the
entire column? Really stuck at the moment and any help will be appreciated.
 
Ta,
Calchas


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